The mellow huge reptile has been chilling out on an island in full view for thousands of years.
The tortoises have been released on Santa Fe Island, where a similar subspecies went extinct more than 150 years ago.
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More than half of the plants eaten by the giant tortoises on one of the Galapagos Islands are non-native.
Population deemed secure after large creatures rebound from just 15 to more than 1,000 on Espanola.
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A non-native species of tortoise is proving a good substitute for extinct native seed dispersers in Mauritius.