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Lonesome George, the last surviving (probably) Galápagos Tortise of his subspecies. Photo by James Roberts

Exploring Nature: Lonesome George

I was very fortunate to see Lonesome George, a famous tortoise and the last of his species, on a long-ago trip to the Galapagos Islands. George was a male Pinta Island tortoise and was considered possibly the rarest creature in the world at that time. The day I saw him, he ...

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