Blog - Lonesome George

A young tortoise peers into a web camera.

Galapagos 2014: Year in Review

It’s been a great year for conservation in Galapagos, from hand-rearing endangered mangrove finches to repatriating tortoises to their islands of... Full Post
Lonesome George in his corral; photo by Tim Saxe.

We Witnessed Extinction

Lonesome George was the last of his kind when he died on June 24th earlier this year. I was in Galapagos and remember seeing a local caf put a hand-lettered... Full Post
Lonesome George surveying his corral at the Tortoise Center on Santa Cruz Island.

Galapagos in Mourning

Sunday morning in Mi Caleta, a small hotel in Pto. Ayora, Dr. Linda Cayot, Dr. James Gibbs, and I were finishing breakfast and settling down to discuss... Full Post

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