Famed Galapagos Tortoise To Be Embalmed, Displayed

Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George to be preserved for posterity

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    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species will be embalmed and ...
    06/26/2012 - 5:02 pm | View Link
  • Famed Galapagos tortoise to be embalmed, displayed
    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species will be embalmed and ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:50 pm | View Link
  • Famed Galapagos tortoise to be embalmed, displayed
    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species will be embalmed and ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:50 pm | View Link
  • Famed Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George to be embalmed
    (AP) QUITO, Ecuador - The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species will be embalmed and ...
    06/26/2012 - 11:31 am | View Link
  • Famed Galapagos Tortoise to be Embalmed, Displayed
    The beloved Galapagos Islands giant tortoise known as Lonesome George will remain a tourist attraction even in death. Ecuador's environment minister says the reptile that became a symbol of disappearing species will be embalmed and placed on display on ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:36 am | View Link
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