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One day old tuatara - Photograph taken by Ray Pigney, 22 May 1990

Reference Number: EP/1990/1786

One day old tuatara, held by Jennie Hay, a research assistant from the Victoria University school of biological sciences. It hatched from an egg in an incubator at the school on the 21st of May 1990. Photograph taken 22 May by Evening Post staff photographer Ray Pigney.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cellulose triacetate photonegatives and Animal portraits, related to Ray Pigney, Victoria University of Wellington. Faculty of Science. School of Biological Sciences and Tuatara.

Part of:
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) negative strip with 1 imageCellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Single negative

Historical Notes: 48 eggs had been kept in incubation after their collection from Brothers Island in Cook Strait, in November 1989.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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