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Lonesome George almost ready to return

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For almost three months thousands of people who loved the history of Lonesome George, learned more about this iconic giant tortoise by visiting his remains in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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The Tortoise’s Re-emergence in the Galapagos

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The Tortoise in the Galapagos have lived for centuries on the shores of the Galapagos Island; the oldest Giant tortoise being Lonesome George from Pinta Island. The sole member of his species, George lived to over a hundred years old without his keepers locating a mate and his lineage fell to the wayside with his death

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The Charles Darwin Foundation

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The Charles Darwin Foundation was established in 1959 under Belgium law, the same year that the Galapagos National Park was created and the 100th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of the Species. The foundation has served as a leader in conservation for the Galapagos as well as conducting much needed educational and research work.

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