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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 year ago

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George, who had been kept in the deep freeze since he died, was defrosted last week at a studio here where taxidermists began preparing him for posterity, dunking his bony head and leathery feet into tubs of gel to make molds for later reference. He

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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THE body of "Lonesome George", a giant Galapagos tortoise once believed to be the last of its kind, has been sent to New York to be embalmed and then returned home, the Galapagos National Park says. A rare Pinta Island giant tortoise, George who was

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Santa Cruz :: Bolivia | over 1 year ago

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Galapagos tortoise, who's number had slipped down to merely 15 in the world in the 1970s, have risen to 1,000 on the islands thanks to a successful breeding program. The tortoises which helped inspire Charles Darwin's theories of evolution were

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Santa Cruz :: Bolivia | over 1 year ago

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Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images The death of Lonesome George led the world to mourn the extinction of one of the Galapagos Island's unique giant tortoise lineages. Less than six months later, scientists reveal he was probably not the last of his

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Quito :: Ecuador | almost 2 years ago

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And it's true that his research area is sensory evaluation, the science of how food tastes. But step inside, and it's clear that his heart never strays far from the Galapagos Islands. His cluttered desk and shelves are lined with tortoise trinkets

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Quito :: Ecuador | almost 2 years ago

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Ecuador, June 25, 2012 AP/Galapagos National Park Direction The body of the famed Galapagos giant tortoise Lonesome George is removed on stretcher from a corral at the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador on June 24, 2012. The giant tortoise Lonesome George,

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Manila :: Philippines | 2 years ago

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Diego is described by keepers at the Galapagos National Park as prolific, bossy, centenarian tortoise, who is rather active for his age. Lonesome George's inability to reproduce made him a global symbol of efforts to halt the disappearance of species.

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Puerto Ayora :: Ecuador | 2 years ago

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Story Resources A lumbering giant Galapagos tortoise known as Lonesome George lifts his head up during a walk in his protected home in the island chain in Puerto Ayora in this February 5, 2001 file photo. Lonesome George, the last remaining tortoise

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Guayaquil :: Ecuador | 2 years ago

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George, the last giant tortoise of his subspecies in this archipelago, was found dead in his corral at the Charles Darwin Research Station here the morning of June 24 to the shock of his devoted caretakers, who had hoped he would survive for decades

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Puerto Ayora :: Ecuador | 2 years ago

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Story A lumbering giant Galapagos tortoise known as Lonesome George lifts his head up during a walk in his protected home in the island chain in Puerto Ayora in this February 5, 2001 file photo. Lonesome George, the last remaining tortoise of his

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