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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Basilisk hunting jumping sardines

The sardines were jumping out of the water and many landing on land. The female basilisk lizards spent a few hours trying to catch them. Only one lizard eventually caught just one sardine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Valle Azul, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Copyright: © Jeri Knight