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Meet "Jesus Christ Lizard " The Only Creature That Can Walk On Water

Basilisk lizards, also known as Jesus lizards, are a type of lizard that is part of the Corytophanidae family. They are found mostly near rivers and streams in rainforests in Central and northwestern parts of South and Central America. These lizards are brown and cream in color.

  5 months ago ago
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Why would this lizard be called Jesus Christ Lizard ?

The lizard is often called the Jesus Christ Lizard in Central America because of its seeming ability to walk on water.Most animals that attempt to walk or run across water immediately sink toward their supporting limb because water unlike solid ground offers little support or resistance.The common basilisik is adroit on water because its feet are large and equipped with flaps of skin along the toes that allow it to catch on tiny air bubbles.

  1 year ago ago
Why would this lizard be called Jesus Christ Lizard ?