June 27, 2012 | Lifestyle.INQ

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Giant tortoise Lonesome George dies, last of his kind

Lonesome George has died, leaving the world one subspecies poorer. The only remaining Pinta Island giant tortoise and celebrated symbol of conservation efforts in the Galapagos Islands passed away Sunday with no known offspring, the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador said in a statement.

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