The Tuatura is the sole survivor of a reptile species that is now confined to a few off-shore islands in New Zealand. The film is set on tiny Stevens Island, a wildlife sanctuary which is home for 100,000 of these unique reptiles.
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)