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The World has Two More Galápagos Tortoises!



The Toronga Western Plains Zoo located in Australia has announced the successful hatching of two endangered Galápagos tortoises!  Now five months old, the baby tortoises join older sibling R.J.(three years old) who was the first Galápagos tortoise born in captivity as a result of a specialized breeding program.

R.J. and little siblings. Photo credit: Taronga Western Plains Zoo)

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