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Lonesome George is a giant tortoise which is believed to have lived more than 100 years has died on Sunday, June 24, 2012 with unclear cause. He was the last of his subspecies and died without procreating his kind.
A little girl peers through a gap in the enclosure at Mali, the 36-year-old elephant at Manila Zoo that animal rights advocates seek to transfer to a sanctuary. President Aquino arrives at Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday to address
A judge late Tuesday ordered Samsung Electronics Co. to halt sales of its Galaxy 10.1 tablet computer while the court considers Apple's claim the South Korean tech giant illegally copied the design of the popular iPad. Kazuo Hirai, the former head of
Ecuador (AP) — The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species
Karen Klein Karen Klein, the bus monitor and grandmother who was videotaped being bullied by four seventh-grade boys on a school bus appeared on the "Today" show this morning. The video went viral overnight, and, collectively, people have donated
TWO men have been arrested in relation to the death of a Perth travel agent in Thailand and were taken to Phuket. George, the last Pinta Island tortoise, has died aged approximately 100, leaving the world one species poorer...Perpetual has forecast a
Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorean officials say that the famed Galapagos giant tortoise Lonesome George has died. The Galapagos National Park says in a statement that the tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old died Sunday.
Last Pinta giant tortoise Lonesome George dies Lonesome George was found dead in his corral by his keepers on Sunday morning Staff at the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador say Lonesome George, a giant tortoise believed to be the last of its
Named after the last surviving pinta tortoise, Lonesome George & Co. was started as an initiative to educate people through fashion about the increasing animal extinction rates across the world. Aiming to prevent future Lonesome George situations,
Galapagos Islands It's hard to tell whether Lonesome George, the last known survivor of his giant tortoise species, is truly lonely. Fausto Llerente, 70, an Ecuadorean National Park ranger, has been overseeing the care of famed tortoise Lonesome