Lonesome George, the giant tortoise who became the face of the Galapagos Islands conservation effort, was found dead in his corral Sunday morning, according to a statement by the Galapagos National Park Service. He was believed to be more than 100 years old and weighed 200 pounds.
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R.I.P. Lonesome George. I hope you and all the other members of your species are moving around very slowly together in heaven.