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Oct 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The mellow huge reptile has been chilling out on an island in full view for thousands of years.
Jun 28, 2015 10:10 AM ET // AFP
The tortoises have been released on Santa Fe Island, where a similar subspecies went extinct more than 150 years ago.
Jun 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sixth mass extinction on Earth is upon us, confirms an extensive new study. Here are just a handful of its victims.
Apr 7, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
More than half of the plants eaten by the giant tortoises on one of the Galapagos Islands are non-native.
Oct 28, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Population deemed secure after large creatures rebound from just 15 to more than 1,000 on Espanola.
Aug 4, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Touch-screen technology has ventured into the world of reptiles.
Nov 15, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News & Paul Heltzel
Check out these five animals that smash longevity records.
May 3, 2011 08:28 AM ET // Tim Wall
A non-native species of tortoise is proving a good substitute for extinct native seed dispersers in Mauritius.