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Discover the Tuatara

Tuatara - New Zealand's Dinosaur


New Zealand's Dinosaur

Tuatara are considered a Taonga (treasure) to the Maori people. In order for the Tuatara to be on display, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s worked with the local tribe to gain permission from another Maori tribe to display the animals. These Tuatara are part of an existing successful breeding programme, which helps re-introduce them back into the wild and, they will play an important role in advocacy for the species.

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