Green basilisk

Green basilisks can escape predators by running across the surface of the water.
Their long, partially webbed feet make for a large surface that helps keep them afloat. If they slow down, they will sink – but they are also excellent swimmers.
Left: Green basilisk hind leg
Right: Green basilisk

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