Green Basilisk Lizard #2 - This was another green basilisk lizard that we spotted while boating on the Tortuguero Canals, Costa Rica. These lizards are sometimes called Jesus lizards, for their ability to run on the surface water.
Bitis peringueyi hiding under sand. Sand has scales. Runner up: Evolutionary Biology. Bitis peringueyi is an endemic adder from the Nabib desert. It's an ambush predator, highly equipped for the job. Many snakes are disguise masters but few completely burrow their entire body beneath the surface and fewer have their eyes located on the top of their head.
The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards - in pictures