Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galápagos

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Adult female discovered 113 years after only other living Chelonoidis phantasticus wasfound

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galápagos island of Fernandina.

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