The animal group that includes reptiles and frogs is called herpetofauna. New Zealand has the tuatara, geckos and skinks, and four species of native frog (pepeketua) in this group.
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Lizards belong to the group of animals known as reptiles. There are many different types of lizards in the world but New Zealand only has geckos and skinks.
Tuatara are rare, medium-sized reptiles found only in New Zealand. They are the last survivors of an order of reptiles that thrived in the age of the dinosaurs.
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