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 CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)

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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:53 am

Wonderful!
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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:58 am

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The 17 found tortoises were all hybrids, so technically George was still the last known pure Pinta tortoise.

Of course, but some of them are very young and probably they will have an ancestor alive.
BTW, have you read about how a Pinta Island tortoise arrived to another island? probably it was at XIX century with sailors who moved it!:
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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:29 pm

This is a very good idea from collecta. Is that tortoise a special edition, or can i buy it?
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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:39 am

Beautiful tortoise

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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:23 am

Paka wrote:
This is a very good idea from collecta. Is that tortoise a special edition, or can i buy it?

I think it's not a special edition. We all can buy it.


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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:16 pm

How come Lonesome George never conceived?
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PostSubject: Re: CollectA 2013 Photos: Pinta Island Tortoise (In memory of Lonesome George)   Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:56 am

Good choice and a very nice model indeed!
Christophe already brought the good news that i already knew to, on the Isabella island lives the same sub-species, so it is not extinct yet... Cool

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