Caution: This post may totally turn you on.
So apparently there's this 110-year-old tuatara, Henry, who finally met the love of his life -- another tuatara, Mildred, "whose age is estimated between 70 and 80." It's sort of an October-December romance, I guess. They've since produced fertile eggs. No word as to whether the spirit of Barry White was involved.Lizard love: 110-year dinosaur descendant to become daddyThe beginning of Henry's libido rebound came in 2002, when veterinarians realized that a lump in the animal's nether regions was a cancerous tumor. They removed it and, over the next few years, his attitude began to change.
"I say that he had a personality transplant at the same time," Hazley said Thursday. "If I had a tumor underneath my [genitals], when girls were passing by, I'd be a very grumpy boy too."
Many congratulations to Henry and Mildred!