Genomic Study Reveals NZ’s Tuatara Is Like No Other Animal

According to new sequencing of the tuatara’s entire genome … this strange creature is neither lizard, bird, nor mammal. Rather, it’s some strange amalgamation of all three.

I got to see this tuatara up close in 2007. 😀

Side view of a tuatara on a person’s hand. Closeup of tuatara face.

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