'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise found after 113 years

The Fernandina Tortoise has been rediscovered on a remote island in the Galapagos after a 113-year absence.
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Some animal news we'll bring our resident tort expert that's ailing carrier and every animal in a humane and us officials had a heart White House and Capitol Hill that's right he's also kind of sewer. Turtles and tortoise I'm notorious lover territory Miami. Tendencies and we have a pet tours and town wont get to that later but then there's something -- news today everybody needs a everybody knows towards is because the collapse of those sores that's a giant Taurus and all sorts of sources this little ones we have a little ones the giant tortoise the big news today. Is on. Fern India. Island in that office they discovered. They found a Taurus that they hadn't seen for a hundred years so that strictly exciting and they've they've identified. Right here yeah that's the one. It's a female so she's more than thirty years old and she's not only have not seen one of these are one of the idiocy is they. He's an he's really office. Exactly this is unless extinct outcry if they say individuals who was this individual orders happens to be over a hundred year old they believe. You know tortoises had it rough over there Galapagos. It's not that easy to be a Taurus. On this particular island they day they believe that they succumbed to lava flows because there's such an active volcano there. But also you found that they've succumbed to rats love it that's the other thing the big problem I had is when. When fur traders came over there when humans came over there looking around they would actually take towards his Whitman for one thing. Because they lived for so long they live without water and food so they keep them on their ships. And any. And also on the part of rats which you know eggs so that's horses had a really touching this is great news and look at candidate and and by the way I do want to show you might my personal terrorism by family patents named sarge. He's heard that. Toward starts that's him dancing Q Carnegie in Ireland in room. That's our Jean Milo body me in the kids enjoy him very much. I would think anybody out there wanting to pet tortoise usually you have to be very careful it's it's an active little pet trade and they can they can get diseases that they're not. Colorado are part of this is TSA CNN as I mean people you have to be you have to respect the Taurus days the you know we gotta protect them he's not six. Charged as he you know that it accounts and home email review. He could I may have to willed him to my children. But it's can become his Illinois experiments. I don't know truth and I want in his dorm room now. We'll see if it. Our resident told this correspondent great to see in all I think that he had his back about other more important things yes the allotment this Havilland and letters attempt on the inside the bomber at least get out and we're normal people we do about it. Do we do you know then obviously to more normal. Yes if he. Beyond that power if you also ordered Torres. I'm an all around and grant don't mind I got studios that there's you.

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