Monday, June 25, 2012

R.I.P. Lonesome George

Today we say goodbye to Lonesome George, the world's longest eligible bachelor. With no known offspring from his subspecies left, Lonesome George, a Pinta Island tortoise, became known as the rarest creature in the world and the oldest, believed to be over 100 years old! Galapagos Island Park officials said the tortoise was found dead in his corral by his keeper of 40 years.

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Adios, my friend!


  1. they should clone some of his cells! i wonder why they haven't brought that up?

  2. I think I'd be just plain tired after 100 years on this planet!