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Galapagos Tortoise

The Galapagos tortoise The one I saw was the last of his species. He had a dent in his back from where a wall had fallen on him when he was younger.

Planta descubierta en Facebook y tortuga de Galápagos, “Top Ten” de las especies

A genetic study of giant tortoises on the Galapagos island of Santa Cruz reveals two different species

Galapagos tortoises, Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville Texas

Gladys Porter Zoo - na slici je Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville - TripAdvisor

Diego the Tortoise was once part of a critically endangered species. 50 years ago, there were only 2 male and 12 female Galapagos giant tortoises on Espanola, the only island where they live in the wild.

Galapagos tortoise - everybody loves watermelon.

Galapagos tortoises are known for living forever (up to 170 years old), and for being HUGE. The largest male at the Zoo, Speedy, weighs about 600 lbs.

Puerto Ayora, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador - This awesome tortoise is just begging you to take a picture with it. Right on the main street across from the fish market. #galapagos

Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador — by Alexis Haifley

Puerto Ayora, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador - This awesome tortoise is just begging you to take a picture with it. Right on the main street across from the fish market.

"This Galapagos Tortoise was on the move, feet flying. It’s surprising how fast they can sprint." - photo by Dorothy Thompson, via National Geographic Your Shot;  taken at Galapaguera De Cerro Colorado, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Running wild & free Photo by Dorothy Thompson — National Geographic Your Shot

GALÁPAGOS PHOTOGRAPHY EXPEDITION 10 days aboard the National Geographic Endeavour Travel with a National Geographic photographer and capture images of the archipelago's unique wild inhabitants

Galapagos Giant Tortoises Make a Comeback Thanks to Innovative Conservation Strategies

Galapagos giant tortoises, once on the brink of extinction, have made a comeback.

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