Giant Tortoise, Thought to Be Totally Extinct, Suddenly Found Chilling on Island

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Takeaways:

  • The Fernandina Giant Tortoise was believed to be extinct for over a century until Galápagos national park rangers found traces of the reptile’s dung in 2017.
  • The tortoise was found two years later and is estimated to be 50 years old.
  • The tortoise, Fernanda, is a symbol of hope for worldwide conservation efforts.

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