Weird Animal Brain: Tuatara

The tuatara lizard is called a “living fossil” because it is the last surviving member of the Rhynchocephalia order. Learn more about the tuatara in the infographic below!


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Tuatara: Sphenodon punctalus.

Ung, C. Y., & Molteno, A. C. (2004). An enigmatic eye: the histology of the tuatara pineal complex. Clinical and Experimental Opthalmology, 32(6), 614-618.