Tuatara (Appearance (Shape - spiky lizard, Color - grey, brown, green…
Shape - spiky lizard
Color - grey, brown, green (changing every year)
Average length - 60 cm
Mass - 1.5 kg
Age -they stop growing when they reach 35 years old but can live up to 100
What do they eat?
Sometimes lizards and small birds
What preys on it?
2-5 babies a year
How does it look after it's young?
They don't look after their young. AS soon as their born, they look after themselves
Interaction with other animals
They do not work well with rats
Interaction with humans
Chance of survival
They die at 25 degrees but can live up to negitive 5 degress.
Increasing or decreasing in number
Males increase but female tuatara's seem to be decreasing in number
Where does it live?
Forest or in burrows with sea birds