galapagos tortoise

150 Year Old Galapagos Tortoise Peacefully Put To Rest

A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.

Zoologists say that…

Katrin Higher | June 21, 2015 - 3:30 pm

The London Zoo Puts On A Romantic Concert To Get Tortoises In The Mood To Mate

The London zoo pulled out all the stops to get their Galapagos tortoises, a species under threat of extinction, in the mood to mate. They hoped that hiring French pianist,…

Ami Angelowicz | February 12, 2013 - 9:20 am