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Tuatara. | by Bernard Spragg
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Tuatara.

New Zealand’s endemic tuatara is a very unusual animal. They are the only living representative of a group of reptiles known as Rhynchocephalia (sometimes known in the past as Sphenodontia) that first appeared over 200 million years ago. They are not lizards!

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Taken on May 4, 2010