The Extinction Of The Tortoise In Galapagos

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A recent article has been posted of a 100 year old tortoise named Diego who is responsible for saving its species. The tortoises in Galapagos were almost in near extinction and this because the very few males that are on the island did not seem an interest to the females, which slowed down the population rate. The tortoise lives in a breeding center in Santa Cruz but is from a species called Chelnoidis Hoodensis, which is a species that that is only found in Espanola. Knowing the history of this Diego and seeing how he has produced many offspring before they decided to take him to Galapagos and he has more than succeeded in helping repopulate. A tortoise specialist named Tapia say’s “He’s contributed enormously to repopulating the island” and
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