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What’s emerald, wears a crown, and walks on water?

I’ll give you some hints: Carl Linnaeus, the father of the modern system of biological classification, placed these animals in the genera Basiliscus, named after the mythic basilisk. Basilisks, you may recall, were feared capable of turning a man to stone with just their gaze. Or this: in Costa Rica you may find these creatures […]
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