Basilisk

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Basiliscus basiliscus or Common Basilisk is a lizard in South and Central America. Lives near rivers, streams and in rainforests.

The Basilisk is part of the corytophanid family and is known as Jesus Lizard, or Lagarto de Jesus Cristo, or Jebus, or Jesus Christ Lizard because it can run on the surface of the water.

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