I was interested to read this story concerning Lonesome George - a giant tortoise.
Lonesome George, who is the last survivor of the Pinta Island giant tortoise species, looks set to become a Dad after a 36 year wait. He shares a pen with two female Wolf Volcano tortoises and one of them has now laid eggs.
You can read the whole account here
It is sad that, although it's likely he's about to father a new generation, his progeny will be of a mixed breed.
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