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'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise lives!


A giant Galapagos tortoise last seen by Charles Darwin in 1853, and thought extinct for the past 150 years, has shown up. A team of Yale biologists have found members of the species on an island 200 miles from their original home. The scientists surmise that whalers, hunting for food, accidentally scooped the tortoises up and threw them overboard near the second island, where the animals now make their home. [ABC News]

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