(Picture by David Namen)
  The coppery tuatara (Sphenodon keratis) is one of the few sphenodonts that have survived to the present, inhabiting New Zealand and some parts of Australia. This species can grow to be half a meter long and lives up to 100 years. The copper tuatara uses its long spiked front limbs to dig up grubs and its large, plump tail is used to store water during the dry season.
(Text by David Namen and Daniel Bensen)
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