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Baby Tortoises Born On Galapagos Island For The First Time In A Century

Animals  (tags: Galapagos Islands, baby tortoise, newborns, decimation, human impact, researchers, important discovery, black rats, eradication, success story )

- 1529 days ago -
For the first time in more than one hundred years, researchers have found newborn baby tortoises on the tiny Galapagos island of Pinzón. It's a major win for a population that has struggled after being nearly decimated by human impact


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Past Member (0)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 12:25 am
nature always fights back

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 2:01 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 6:54 am
Don't take their lives again

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 9:18 am
Hopefully they can thrive! Thanks

Debbie Hogan (115)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 7:25 pm
It's a beautiful, hopeful thing to be sure. Thanks very much for noting and commenting.

"We called him Tortoise because he taught us." ~Lewis Carroll~

Lynn Carin (367)
Friday March 13, 2015, 3:35 am
Praying they will be able to survive this time and continue to do what tortoises do best! They're such interesting creatures ~ love seeing them!

SylvieBusy A (190)
Friday March 13, 2015, 4:10 am
It's beautful, ty.

Tanya W (65)
Friday March 13, 2015, 4:28 am
Wonderful 🐢🐢

Cheryl H (91)
Friday March 13, 2015, 5:36 am
Hope they survive. Thanks Debbie!

Rhonda B (99)
Friday March 13, 2015, 6:31 am
Wonderful! Thank you Debbie!

Ruth C (87)
Friday March 13, 2015, 8:49 am
God help them!

Danuta Watola (1251)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:57 am
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