The Last Pinta Island Tortoise, Lonesome George, Has Passed Away

June 26, 2012 by  
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Tweet Lonesome George Photo Wiki CommonsCourtesy Mike Weston Licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. Earlier this week, it was reported that the last remaining giant Pinta Island Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni, had died. His name was Lonesome George and he was around 100 years old, which isn’t particularly old for a tortoise. He was […]