Posts tagged "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 Speed had…

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