R.I.P., Lonesome George

Lonesome George, the last of the giant Pinta Island Tortoises (Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni) has died at age 100 (approx) in Galapagos National Park, Equador. George was found in his corral by his keeper of forty years. So long George, we'll miss you. More here, and here.

Photo via Dirección del Parque Nacional Galápagos

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