albingdon island giant tortoise, Chelonoidis abingdoni  (Testudines: Testudinidae) - 1565113

albingdon island giant tortoise
Chelonoidis abingdoni Gunther, 1877

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: This is Lonesome George, who was the last of his species to die and is now an extinct species.
Image type: Field
Image location: Darwin Research Station Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, , Ecuador

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Joy Viola
Organization: Northeastern University
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1565113

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Image uploaded on Thursday, October 29, 2009
Image Information last updated on Thursday, October 04, 2012