Corytophanes cristatus

 

Habitat: Lowland rainforest, premontane wet and rainforests.

Biology: Arboreal, nonheliothermic. Sit and wait predator. Will descend to forest floor to forage, using bipedal locomotion.

Food: Slow moving arthropods and Norops lizards.

Source: Savage, Jay M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 935pp.

 

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