Do you know of the Jesus Christ Lizard or the Dancing Lizard of Namibia?

Do you know of the Jesus Christ Lizard or the Dancing Lizard of Namibia?

Do you know of the Jesus Christ Lizard or the Dancing Lizard of Namibia? They are one of the amazing and funny wildlife that will brighten your day anytime. They may be small in size but loaded with awesomeness.

Do you know of the Jesus Christ Lizard ?

Do you know of the Jesus Christ Lizard? It’s a lizard that is able to run on water. Just like Jesus did. Their real name is the common basilisk.

Where can we find them?

They are native to the rainforests in Central and South America. Near the streams and rivers.

How do they manage to run on water?

We all know that it’s not possible to walk, leave alone run, on water. You can float, swim or do any of the things we do in the water. But walking or running is not part of the story.

While running on water, Jesus Christ Lizard runs on its hind legs. Its legs have flaps that help it trap bubbles while running. The tail act as the balancing factor. Same is offered by the front legs, that are held to the sides.

The younger ones can run at a high speed and cover more area than the adult ones. This is due to weight issues. Adults tend to sink earlier, due to their weight.

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