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at Artis zoo in Amsterdam. One of the common names of the basilisks is Jesus Christ lizards because they are actually capable of walking on water while running on their hind legs.
June 22, 2007, 02:21 AM
Kingdom: Animalia (animals)
Phylum: Chordata (chordates)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (vertebrates)
Class: Reptilia (reptiles)
Order: Squamata (amphisbaenians, lizards, and snakes)
Suborder: Sauria (lizards)
Family: Corytophanidae (casquehead lizards)
Genus: Basiliscus (basilisks)
Species: Basiliscus basiliscus (common basilisk)
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This photo was taken on November 07, 2005 at 12:00 AM and uploaded on June 22, 2007 at 02:19 AM.
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