The Biggest Animals Kingdom and in The World | Plumed Basilisk | The Basilisk, Basilisk generic name basil birds the legendary reptilian creature of European mythology, a man of stone could be out of his eyes. This epithet was Carolus Linnaeus Since 10 edition of Systema Naturae. Feathers of basil are light green in color with small blue spots along the dorsal ridge. These lizards, up to 3 feet (1 m) in length (most of which are of the tail), with an average length of about 2 feet (0.6 m). Springs of basil are omnivores and feed on insects, small mammals (such as rodents), smaller species of lizards, fruits and flowers. This lizard is able to short distances above the water with both feet and tail for support, together with other basilisk and the ability fins Malaysia Hydrosaurus amboinensis sailing race. Costa Rica, which has earned the nickname "Jesus Christ lizard" the plumed basilisk.