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Lonesome George: Galapagos Tortoise 'Was Not the Last of His Kind'

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2035 days ago -
When Lonesome George, the last Pinta Island giant tortoise, died in June in the Galapagos, the world mourned the demise of a species - but a new report says the reptile was not so lonely after all.

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Kate A (10)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 11:21 am
Very Interesting.

Janice G (55)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 12:13 pm
Glad to hear

michelle t (41)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 12:59 pm
Horrible humans arew wiping out all animal species and destroying the environment

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 2:10 pm
What a handsome dude, this lonesome George was!

Ruth M (235)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 2:25 pm
Good to hear

Christeen A (371)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 2:34 pm
I have missed him since he went to animal heaven. Thank you.

Dianne D (490)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 6:00 pm
Hope they can bring the species back, but so sad lonesome George had to die alone. This give man one more chance to make things right.

Billie C (2)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 9:38 pm
i hope they can bring back george's kin.

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 12:58 am

Ruth C (87)
Friday November 23, 2012, 5:42 am
I'm so happy to know that George is not the last of his kind!

penny C (83)
Friday November 23, 2012, 6:01 am
Good news,thanks Cher.

wayne hall (3)
Friday November 23, 2012, 8:13 am
signed and noted.

Diane K (134)
Friday November 23, 2012, 8:30 am
I remember George's story! Maybe their breed will be saved with more members in it, after all.
thank you

Melania Padilla (122)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:31 am
Mmmm interesting, thanks

Muriel Servaege (53)
Friday November 23, 2012, 1:52 pm
Glad to hear that. Interesting article Thank you, Cher.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 3:06 am

Nancy Black (308)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 9:19 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, and shared. Good to know that turtle isn't extinct; bad to know that there are so few of them..
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