14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Basilisk Lizard

Portrait of a green crested basilisk lizard, commonly found in tropical rainforests and hanging out in trees. They can run very fast on water so there is a nickname for them :"The Jesus Christ lizard". A unique and quite photogenic reptile.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Copyright: © Paula Cabrera De Silva