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First Recorded Wild Baby Tuatara on Mainland New Zealand in at Least 200 Years
Animals  (tags: tuatara, baby, wild animals, New Zealand, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2199 days ago -
Conservation staff at Wellington's world-first conservation attraction, Zealandia, have found what is almost certainly the first confirmed baby tuatara to have hatched in the wild on mainland New Zealand in more than 200 years.
Henry the Reptile Becomes a Dad at 111 Years Old
Animals  (tags: Tuatara, reptiles, reproduction, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 2251 days ago -
Henry, a tuatara reptile said to be 111 years old and a relic of the dinosaur age, has become a father for the first time, a newspaper reported Monday. Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) usually become sexually mature at the age of about 20, but Henry,
Sluggish Reptile Breaks Speedy Evolution Record
Animals  (tags: new zealand, reptiles, tuatara, evolution, dna, endangered, habitat )

- 2559 days ago -
One of the world's most laid-back animals, the tuatara, may be the fastest evolving creature on Earth, according to a paper in this month's Trends in Genetics. The lizard-like reptile's DNA changes naturally at a rate faster than has been observed in
Rare Reptile First Born on Island............
Animals  (tags: tuatara, reptile, wildlife, extinction, animals, environment )

- 2780 days ago -
AFTER nine years New Zealand scientists are excited by the unexpected hatching of a baby tuatara - a native reptile so rare it's in danger of becoming extinct.

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