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A Common Basilisk in Costa Rica

In the middle of a sunny day with harsh light, I struggled to find wildlife that was in a good position to photograph. I came across this lizard who was in a shaded area by a pond and the light was almost magical. This is a Common Basilisk Lizard who is also known as the Jesus Christ Lizard for their ability to "walk on water".

TAGS: Costa Rica, Reptile

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Etobicoke, Canada
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© Megan Lorenz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2015
Total Views: 157
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 6, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 700mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Sarapiqui, Costa Rica