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

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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