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In May of 2010, 39 Giant Tortoises were released on Pinta Island in Galapagos. The island had been without tortoises since 1972 when Lonesome George, the last Pinta Tortoise, was taken into captivity by the Galapagos National Park Service. Join the tortoises on their journey from captivity to the slopes of Pinta in this short video. Show lessRead more
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