An Ancient Lizard

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
353873_1_1
Yes
San Francisco, California
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:02:13 - 00:02:40
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1616
029-010-03
A Tuatara, whose ancestors roamed the earth one hundred million years ago, finds his way to san Francisco. He is a lizard with three eyes whose native habitat is New Zealand where his species has defied evolution. MS - Veterinarian opening the crate and taking out the Tuatara. CUS - Tuatara. MS - Veterinarian holding a pencil in hand points to the third eye of the lizard. MCUS - The Tuatara standing on the crate, next to an open book. (reptile, but not a true lizard)