Rare Galapagos giant tortoise thought extinct – found ALIVE for the first time in century

interesting facts about tortoises

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Interesting Facts About Tortoises

Talk about hiding out for a very long time!  Check out the discovery reported by express.co.uk about a giant tortoise.

The species is also known as Chelonoidis phantasticus, and is thought to have become extinct more than a century ago. The discovery was made through a joint venture between the Galapagos National Park and the US-based Galapagos Conservancy. Washington Tapia of Galapagos Conservancy, a non-profit organisation dedicated to conserving […]

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