Archives for March 18, 2013

Lonesome George To Be Embalmed

I’m not sure if it is really called “embalmed” when done to a tortoise, but it is the same idea. Lonesome George was a Galapagos Tortoise, Chelonoidis nigra abingdonii, who was known for some time a the last living individual of his subspecies. He lived on Pinta Island in the Galapagos. He died on my…