Lonesome George to Finally be a Father?

It may have taken the best part of a century but scientists are hoping that Lonesome George, the last remaining example of the Galapagos Pinta Tortoise (featured previously at Neatorama) will finally become a father later this year.  Eggs have been discovered in his enclosure and rushed to an incubator for special attention.

This follows a false start last year when over a dozen eggs were laid but all sadly turned out to be infertile. However, that in itself was a breakthrough - before that George hadn’t seemed in any great hurry to do it like they do it on the Discovery Channel at all.


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