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Lonesome George Tortoise

What Does St. Francis of Assisi Have to Say to Us Today

Rev. Bonnie A. Perry | Posted 10.05.2016 | Religion
Rev. Bonnie A. Perry

According to the UN Environment Programme, we are in the midst of a massive extinction, with species rapidly dying out. Not since the loss of the dinosaurs have we had an extinction happening at this alarming rate.

One Year Later, the Legacy Continues

Eduardo Balarezo | Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact
Eduardo Balarezo

Six years ago, I found myself face to face with Lonesome George -- and in that one moment, he crystallized my vision. My vision was of an "army" of A...

I Witnessed Extinction When Lonesome George Died

Eduardo Balarezo | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Eduardo Balarezo

After a long comfortable silence Fausto wisely said, "We did everything we could, but nature stubbornly wanted to teach us a lesson."

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...