Baby tuatara found on Matiu/Somes island

Baby tuatara are hatching on Matiu/Somes Island.

Conservation Department biodiversity programme manager Brent Tandy said an 8cm-long tuatara was photographed by visitors earlier this month, confirming rangers’ suspicions that the rare reptiles were breeding on the island.

Read full article HERE.


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Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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