Plumed Basilisk on fence post, Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica

Plumed Basilisk on fence post, Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Rio Sarapiqui, Heredia Province, Costa Rica (January 2018)

This image was taken on a boat trip organised by Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort.

Also known as Green 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:
Plumed basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons) / ARKive
Plumed Basilisk / Wikipedia

Shooting Time 12:55
Tv(Shutter Speed) 1/1000
Av(Aperture Value) 4.0
Exposure Compensation -2/3
ISO Speed 1250

Latitude 10 27 27.8 N
Longitude 84 00 15.1 W
Altitude 52.80m


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