OPINION: Henry the tuatara would like to thank all those families who have come to see him in the last year, bringing those nice, juicy huhu grubs for him and all his buddies.
Unlike our Christmas Day menu on Christmas day the tuatara receive nice huhu beetles.
The tuatara have put a request in for a good warm, sunny summer.
One might think having been around for millions of years, they should surely have some contacts.
If this request is met, Henry would appreciate the continued support from those families who bring in food, alive and wriggling.
He also wishes everyone a healthy, safe and slow Christmas-New Year.
Curator of tuatara
Southland Museum and
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