Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon

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Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon - Nicholls, Henry

Lonesome George is a 5ft long, 200lb tortoise aged between 60 and 200. In 1971 he was discovered on the remote Galapagos island of Pinta, from which tortoises had supposedly been exterminated by greedy whalers and seal hunters. He has been at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz island ever since, on the off-chance that scientific ...

Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon 2006, MacMillan, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781403945761

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