Turtle species thought long extinct found alive and well


A tortoise species thought to have gone extinct more than 100 years ago has been discovered in the Galapagos, authorities said Wednesday. The last time the tortoise, called Chelonoidis phantasticus, was seen alive was in 1906. But a recent expedition to Fernandina Island proved otherwise. The Galapagos Parks Authority and the Galapagos Conservancy Group said…

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