Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise: New Subspecies of Galapagos Giant Tortoise Discovered

There are two subspecies of the Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) – not just one, as had been long believed – living on the island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos Archipelago, says a team of scientists led by Dr Gisella Caccone of Yale University. Two main populations of giant tortoises are known to inhabit [...] —> Read More