Image Number: 5488781

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Immature(s)
Description:
Immature tuatara that was one of the first successfully reared on the mainland of New Zealand in over 200 years, following extirpation by introduced predators.
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Field

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Image location:
Zealandia, Wellington, New Zealand

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Rhynchocephalia
Family: Sphenodontidae
Genus: Sphenodon
Subject: Sphenodon punctatus (Gray, 1842)
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Image last updated:
Friday, March 1, 2013