Lonesome George, the World's Last Pinta Giant Tortoise, Passes Away at 100

In sad environmental news, Lonesome George, a Pinta giant tortoise believed to be the last of his subspecies, has passed away at the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador. Scientists estimated that George was 100-years-old at the time of his passing, making him only middle-aged for a species that generally lives to be… »6/25/12 10:50am6/25/12 10:50am