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Lonesome George Not the Last of His Kind, After All?


Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, investigation, study, scientists, research )

Kevin
- 658 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
DNA surprise spurs hunt for "extinct" Galápagos tortoises.



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Bob P. (427)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 5:59 am
thanks
 

Veronica C. (43)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:19 pm
Not sure it's best for them if we do find them.
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 10:37 pm
Noted.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday November 30, 2012, 12:56 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Dave C. (214)
Friday November 30, 2012, 8:59 am
noted, very interesting, thanks.....
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Friday November 30, 2012, 12:42 pm
I agree w/ this statement.. Not sure it's best for them if we do find them.
 

Freya H. (307)
Friday November 30, 2012, 4:27 pm
That would be nice is George was actually Not-So-Lonesome George.
 

Mm M. (456)
Friday November 30, 2012, 7:55 pm
Thank you Kevin
 

Marisa Bennett (4)
Friday November 30, 2012, 9:18 pm
I, for one, am grateful to National Geographic research scientists who, recognizing the tortoises' essential part of the biodiversity on the island, are willing to do the work to look for pure-bred DNA, and do captivity breeding if necessary.
 

Helle H. (21)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 7:44 am
Let's hope they are right about this.
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 6:23 pm
Thanks for the story.
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 3:18 am
Encouraging research result.
 
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