The Ministry of Environment of Ecuador and the Galápagos National Park announced in a press release that they have planned a special remembrance of Lonesome George, the last of the species of giant tortoise from Pinta Island. Continue Reading →
They look invincible–with their built-in body armor and their enormous bulk. But giant tortoises, the very symbol of the Galápagos, are among the most devastated creatures on the islands.
Now, conservationists, scientists and Galápagos National Park personnel are working to bring back s0me of those tortoise populations that can still be saved. Continue Reading →