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What is a tuatara?

    What are Tuataras? Tuataras are reptiles that are native to New Zealand. There are two species of Tuatara and they are the only surviving members of the Sphenodontinae family. Sphenodontians have been living on Earth for about 200 million years, which makes them living fossils because they have not changed much throughout their…

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Endemic species

What is an endemic species?

If you’re coming from our invasive species section, then you might already know all about animals that start to live in places they normally don’t come from! So if an invasive animal is living in a habitat it’s not from, then what’s the opposite of that? Well that’s an endemic species! An endemic species is…

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