Famed Galapagos tortoise dies

Jun 24, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Republic

Lonesome George was believed to be the last living member of the Pinta island subspecies and had become an ambassador of sorts for the islands off Ecuador's coast whose unique flora and fauna helped inspire Charles Darwin's ideas on evolution.

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yah te hay

Winnemucca, NV

#1 Jun 25, 2012
Do tortoises hybernate?

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

Nuneaton

#2 Jun 27, 2012
sad bit of news.

A delayed case of human induced extinction of an indigenous species.

Have a nice day: Ag

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