Brown basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus)
- The brown basilisk is a forest reptile found in Latin America.
- Brown basilisks have the amazing ability to run on water.
- Female brown basilisks lay between 3 and 12 eggs between May and August.
- Mainly an insect eating species, brown basilisks have also been observed feeding on fallen fruits.
This species has yet to be classified by the IUCN.
Information on the brown basilisk is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly
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ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (March, 2010)