'Lonesome George' Might Not Be the Last Giant Tortoise

Galapagos researchers found 17 tortoises with similar genetic traits as George, who died in June.
0:27 | 11/23/12

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New hope for a tortoise species thought to be extinct after the death of lonesome George -- -- Galapagos Islands we don't know about lonesome George. -- national park claims it found at least seventeen tortoises on the islands that have similar genetic traits resembling George believed to be the last living member of his species. George became a symbol of the islands that inspired Charles -- ideas on evolution giant tortoises like George can live up to 177. Years.

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