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Basilisk (B.plumifrons)       By: Arham.K        Fessenden           Gr.6
Scientific Classification• Common name: Green/Plumed Basilisk  Kingdom: Animilia  Phylum: Chordata  Subphylum: Vertabrata ...
Appearance      Three crests on its backGreen/Brown scaly skin.                          Webbed feet
Habitat• Basilisks live in swamps, forests and near  bodies of water located in South and  Central America                ...
Life Cycle• Females lay 5-15 eggs in warm/damp  sand/soil. These eggs hatch in 8-10 weeks  into fully independent lizards.
Diet• Basilisks eat insects, small mammals,  smaller lizards, fruits and flowers.
Predators• The basilisks predators are birds of prey,  opossums and snakes
Contribution to the Diversity of life• Basilisks contribute to the diversity of life  by keeping the population of insects...
Human impact on their           environment• Humans are impacting basilisks  environments by carelessly polluting their  e...
How we can help Basilisks?• We can help basilisks by keeping swamps,  forests and bodies of water clean and free  of litter.
Interesting Facts• The basilisk can run up to 10-20 meters on  water!• They sprint up to 5 feet per second!
References• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumed_basilis  k• http://naturescrusaders.wordpress.com/20  09/02/16/green-basil...
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  1. 1. Basilisk (B.plumifrons) By: Arham.K Fessenden Gr.6
  2. 2. Scientific Classification• Common name: Green/Plumed Basilisk Kingdom: Animilia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertabrata Class: Souropsida Order: Squatmata Suborder: sauria and iguana Family: Corytophanidae Genus: Basilicus Species: B.plumifrons
  3. 3. Appearance Three crests on its backGreen/Brown scaly skin. Webbed feet
  4. 4. Habitat• Basilisks live in swamps, forests and near bodies of water located in South and Central America Central America South America
  5. 5. Life Cycle• Females lay 5-15 eggs in warm/damp sand/soil. These eggs hatch in 8-10 weeks into fully independent lizards.
  6. 6. Diet• Basilisks eat insects, small mammals, smaller lizards, fruits and flowers.
  7. 7. Predators• The basilisks predators are birds of prey, opossums and snakes
  8. 8. Contribution to the Diversity of life• Basilisks contribute to the diversity of life by keeping the population of insects, small mammals, and smaller lizards under control.
  9. 9. Human impact on their environment• Humans are impacting basilisks environments by carelessly polluting their environment
  10. 10. How we can help Basilisks?• We can help basilisks by keeping swamps, forests and bodies of water clean and free of litter.
  11. 11. Interesting Facts• The basilisk can run up to 10-20 meters on water!• They sprint up to 5 feet per second!
  12. 12. References• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumed_basilis k• http://naturescrusaders.wordpress.com/20 09/02/16/green-basilisk-lizards-eat- insects-rodents-and-runs-on-water/• Animal by Dorling Kindersley
  13. 13. THE END
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