Striped Basilisk Basiliscus vittatus

Striped Basilisk
Striped Basilisk
The Striped Basilisk, also called the Brown Basilisk, is native to Mexico, Central America and northwestern Colombia. Adults can reach 60cm (2 feet) in length, of which two-thirds is tail. Adult males have a crest on the head, back and tail and more colourful white and olive stripes. Adult females have a small crest. Basilisks can run upright over water using their long tails for balance/float.
Brown Basilisk
Brown Basilisk
Brown Basilisk
These may be young adult or sub-adult Brown Basilisks which have lost their dark bars but have not yet developed the white line from eye to rear,