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Basilisk lizard with ant

A brown basilisk lizard (Basiliscus vittatus) on a fence post in the garden, interacting with an ant of an unknown species. The ant spent some time sitting on the basilisk's nose; neither party seemed particularly disturbed by the arrangement, and eventually the ant crawled off and went about its business.

TAGS: Ant, Belize, Lizard, Tropical, Wildlife

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© Adam Lloyd.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Punta Gorda, Belize