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Tuatara is the only living relative of the dinosaur and are endemic to New Zealand. Often called a "living fossil, Tuatara are amazing creatures.

Tuatara: Dinosaur's Last Living Relative is in New Zealand

Humans often consider themselves superior to other species, but are we really? It might come as a surprise, but quite a few outlive humans - and some are even believed to be

Tuatara - NZ

7 Animals With Incredibly Long Life Spans

Tuatara are reptiles endemic to New Zealand and which, although resembling most lizards, are part of a distinct lineage, the order Rhynchocephalia

Tuatara

This is Henry the oldest Tuatara in NZ Invercargill tuataarium. Average life span of a Tuatara is over 100 years.

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Tuatara at Zealandia : The Karori Sanctuary Experience

Zealandia: The Karori Sanctuary Experience. Open Day, May Gold coin donation

The Auckland Zoo in Auckland, New Zealand contains a wide variety of interesting and unique animals, including those found only in New Zealand such as the Kiwi Bird or Tuatara. For more information, visit the blog.

Interesting Animals of the Auckland Zoo

Keanu - Auckland Zoo in Auckland, New Zealand contains a wide variety of interesting and unique animals, including those found only in New Zealand such as the Kiwi Bird or Tuatara.

Tuatara on branch

Tuatara – The Most Primitive Reptile

Although it looks like an alligator, crocodile, and/or giant lizard, the Tuatara is only distantly related to them.

Tuataras A Very Rare Group of Reptiles: This Brothers Island tuatara is one of only two species of tuataras alive today.

Tuataras, the "Living Fossil" Reptiles

Tuataras A Very Rare Group of Reptiles: This Brothers Island tuatara is one of only two species of tuataras alive today.

new zealand images | Tuatara ... living relic of the dinosaur age

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Tuatara can live for over 100 years, and are only found on protected offshore islands. These reptiles are endemic to New Zealand

Tuatara (Order: Sphenodontia) While its closest living relatives are reptiles and snakes, the tuatara’s order can be traced back to the Mesozoic Era, from where it derives its distinctly unusual attributes. While they may look like reptiles, tuataras have legs and brains that closely resemble those of amphibians. They possess three eyelids on each eye and a third ‘parietal’ eye on top of their heads, used to detect day and night cycles. They live exclusively on offshore islands New Zealand.

Living Fossils: 10 Plants & Animals With Staying Power - WebEcoist

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Northern tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) is one of two species of tuatara, the only surviving members of their order, which flourished around 200 million years ago.

HENRY TUATARA 111 Year Old | Henry, the 111-year-old Tuatara, an indigenous New Zealand reptile ...

Tuatara (Sphenodon Punctatus) RealClearScience - These Animals Lived Longer than You

tuatara lizard - Bing Images

tuatara lizard - Bing Images

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Tarsier / Los tarseros o tarsios son primates haplorrinos del infraorden Tarsiiformes. Junto a los géneros Cephalopachus y Carlito componen la familia Tarsiidae, todos conocidos, también, bajo el nombre común de tarseros o tarsios.

The Philippine Tarsier has been called “the world’s smallest monkey” or “smallest primate” by locals

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