The Galapagos loses an icon

This past Sunday:

“This morning the park ranger in charge of looking after the tortoises found Lonesome George. His body was motionless,” the head of the Galápagos National Park, Edwin Naula, said on Sunday. “His life cycle came to an end.”

George was the last member of a species of giant tortoise from La Pinta, one of the smallest islands in the Galápagos.

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