Brown Basilisk (male), Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Brown Basilisk (male), Tortuguero, Costa Rica - REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Turtle Beach Lodge, Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica (August 2012)

Also known as Striped Basilisk. They are nicknamed "Jesus Christ lizards" for their ability to run on water when escaping from predators. For more information on this species of lizard see:
Brown basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus) / Arkive
Brown Basilisk / Wikipedia

Tv(Shutter Speed) 1/400
Av(Aperture Value) 3.2
Exposure Compensation -1/3
ISO Speed 500

Brown Basilisk (male) close-up, Tortuguero, Costa Rica


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