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a geologic era that began roughly 250 million years ago and ended roughly 70 million years ago; dominant reptiles, and the appearance of birds, mammals, and flowering plants
  • He then explained to me in rather excruciating detail that Tua (it had a name) was not a lizard at all, but a genetically distinct creature that dated back to the Mesozoic Era 200 million years ago, and that it was basically a living dinosaur, and that tuatara can live to be at least 150 years old, and that the plural of tuatara is tuatara, and that they are the only extant species from the order Rhynchocephalia, and that they were endangered in their native New Zealand, and that he'd...
    p. 36.3

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