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187-Year-Old Jonathan the Tortoise of St. Helena Is the World’s Oldest Land Animal
If you ever have the chance to visit St. Helena—a volcanic island situated remotely in the South Atlantic Ocean—make sure to drop by Plantation House to catch a glimpse of ...
August 14, 2019
Huge Galapagos Tortoise Mom Gives Birth to Itty-Bitty Baby Tortoises at Zurich Zoo
These adorable baby pictures are the beginnings of a journey that could last 200 years. These tiny Galapagos ...
June 25, 2019
Baby Tortoises Found Thriving on a Galapagos Island After a Century-Long Absence
The sight of baby tortoise hatchlings heralds the efforts of the species to survive, often against the odds. ...
March 30, 2019
Rare Giant Tortoise Species Assumed Extinct for 100 Years Is Rediscovered in the Galapagos
A tortoise species that hasn’t been spotted since 1906 and was considered extinct has suddenly shown up in ...
February 28, 2019
Olympic Gold Medalist David Verburg Sprints Into Busy Traffic to Save Tortoise From Danger
David Verburg, an American sprinter who clinched the gold medal in the 4-by-400-meter relay at the 2016 Olympics ...
February 1, 2019
Tortoise Burned in Fire Gets Second Chance With 3D Printed Shell
A tortoise got a second chance at life after a team of designers made a 3D-printed shell to ...
May 23, 2016
80-Year-Old Galapagos Tortoise Has 9 Babies at Swiss Zoo
An 80-year-old Galapagos tortoise recently gave birth to nine babies at the Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. She laid ...
May 20, 2016
Chinese Netizens Call This Zoo an ‘Animal Concentration Camp’
A scandal enveloped the zoo after tourists were found to be mounting giant tortoises and forcing them to ...
May 13, 2015
Giant Tortoises Have a Sweet Tooth for Invasive Plants
Invasive plants and animals are almost universally lambasted for what they do to ecosystems, but giant tortoises in ...
April 8, 2015
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops out of 2020 Presidential Race
FedEx Pilot Detained in China for Suspected Weapons Smuggling
University Lecturer Offers Assessment Marks for Students Who Attend Climate Strike