Celebrity giant tortoise Jonathan gets a scrubbing for the first time at his home on Saint Helena Island.
With help from close blood relatives of the famous animal, the Pinta tortoise could one day thrive again.
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.
The sixth mass extinction on Earth is upon us, confirms an extensive new study. Here are just a handful of its victims.
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.
Touch-screen technology has ventured into the world of reptiles.
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