Name: Plumed Basilisk
Origin: Central & South America
Habitat: Lowland Moist & Wet Forests
Size: 70cm-75cm & 200g
Diet: Insects, Small Mammals, Fruits & Other Lizards
Predators: Birds of Prey, Opossums & Snakes
Attack/Defense: They can spend up to 30 minutes under water which allows them to hide from predators.
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Life Expectancy: 10 years
- A long slender tail and tiny combs on there back feet allows them to run on water giving them there unofficial name the jesus christ lizard.
- The mothers leave there eggs to hatch on there own.
- Hatchlings are born with the ability to run both on land and water, climb & swim.