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Henry the Reptile Becomes a Dad at 111 Years Old


Animals  (tags: Tuatara, reptiles, reproduction, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

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- 2411 days ago - earthtimes.org
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,



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Barb Knight (1704)
Monday January 26, 2009, 3:00 pm
Well congratulations, Henry!! It took you an extra 91 years but what the hay! You did it anyway! Steve would be proud of you! LOL
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Monday January 26, 2009, 4:48 pm
Some of us just take longer getting started--he was holding out for the right gal
 

Danuta Watola (1240)
Friday February 22, 2013, 3:51 am
Noted
 

Ana Lopes (92)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:41 pm
Hey, Henriy! Good for you! :)
 
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