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Monday, June 25, 2012

Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George, last of his kind, dies

Lonesome George, the last known individual of the Pinta Island Tortoise, subspecies Geochelone nigra abingdoni, is pictured at Galapagos National Park's breeding center in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz island, Galapagos.