Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Lonesome George died

Do you know him? more than 100 years-old Pinta Island tortoise said the Galapagos National Park service. He was discovered on Pinta Island in 1972 when the species of  its type was believed extinct. there are many efforts to breed him, but its failed.

."Later two females from the Espanola tortoise population (the species most closely related to Pinta tortoises genetically) were with George until the end,"the park service said.

for more info u can read at The Sydney Morning Herald

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