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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 )

Debbie
- 1529 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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
cool
 

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~

https://youtu.be/HURuM4abook
 

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
noted
 
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