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n. - Coextensive with the order Rhynchocephalia: tuataras.

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  • Red panda and three-toed sloth at left, Tanystropheus and Moschops at right, also Procynosuchus and Sphenodon.
  • Other species found on these islands include tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), Duvaucel's gecko (Hoplodactylus duvauceli), chevron skink (Leiopisma homalotum).
  • Two remaining species, Sphenodon punctatus and S. guntheri, are confined to 30 predator-free offshore islands where the New Zealand Department of Conservation is hoping...
  • But in the middle of the nineteenth century, as the subcontinent of Australia and its surrounding territory came to be explored, a flurry of zoological interest centered upon a... for more
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