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Galapagos Survivor

By Jim Eagles There’s good news and bad news on the subject of Lonesome George, the last surviving giant tortoise from the Galapagos island of Pinta and described by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “rarest living creature”. … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Lonesome George: not so lonesome tonight?

Henry Nicholls is the editor of Galápagos News and the author of Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon. Go To Source…www.timesonline.co.uk It may have taken him 80 years but George the lonely Galapagos giant tortoise has … Continue reading

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Galapagos GNP NEWS: New Nest Found in Lonesome George’s Corral

21 July 2009 Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Hopes Soar at the Prospect of Obtaining a Descendant for Lonesome George This past Saturday, Female No. 107, one of the two female tortoises who shares a corral with Lonesome George—the last Pinta Island … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Hopes fade for Lonesome George’s chances of fatherhood

He is the last of his kind, so a lot has been riding on Lonesome George’s bid to become a father. By Jasper Copping, 29 Nov 2008 (Go To Source) Telegraph.co.uk The 90-year-old giant tortoise has become a cause célèbre … Continue reading

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