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Lonesome George Galapagos Tortoise

Famed Galapagos Tortoise To Remain Tourist Attraction Even In Death

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green

QUITO, Ecuador -- The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's env...

Last-Of-His-Kind Tortoise Dies At 100

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green

* Giant tortoise, 100 years old, was a symbol of the Galapagos * Galapagos park may decide to embalm his body By Alexan...

Last Known Galápagos Tortoise Seeks Mate

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

Lonesome George is the Galápagos giant tortoise's last hope to stave off extinction. The 100-year-old reptile is the last of his subspecies, a typ...