Here’s your Nashville Zoo Picture of the Week. A green basilisk hangs out in a multi-species display inside our Unseen New Word exhibit. This speedy reptile has the ability to run across the surface of water earning him the nickname “Jesus Christ lizard”. This image was taken by Amiee Stubbs (www.amieestubbs.com).
Shingleback Skink. This Australian lizard displays love; young males will seek out a female, and only after months of courting will they finally mate. These lizards mate for life and show obvious signs of grief if the partner dies and will stay with the body for days.