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Galapagos News: Lonesome George could have offspring
After 36 years of exhaustive efforts, "Lonesome George", the last survivor of the Pinta Island giant tortoise species (Geochelone abigdoni) would be able to reproduce. Park rangers in charge of the "Fausto Llerena" Captive Breeding Center found a nest with eggs laid by one of the two Wolf Volcano females that have shared a pen with him since 1993. Out of nine eggs laid, only three were intact. These were placed in incubators, at different temperatures to obtain 2 females and 1 male. There will be a wait of 120 to 130 days before it is known if the eggs are fertile and George will have offspring. * Source: Communication Process - Galapagos National Park
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Aida Maria Cruise
The Aida Maria is a 16 passenger, superior tourist class motor yacht that offers good accommodation, service and food. The 8-day itinerary is designed as a continuous itinerary whilst offering the options of 4 and 5-day possibilities. There are 8 double cabins all with private facilities. Full crew with a level II naturalist, guide.
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Day 02: Monday Plazas Islands - Santa Fe
Day 03: Tuesday: Española Island
Day 04: Wednesday: Floreana Island
Day 05: Thursday: Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Station - Highlands
Day 06: Friday: James Bay - Rabida
Day 07: Saturday: Bartolome - Sullivan
Day 08: Sunday: Seymour North - Baltra
The 8 days tour departs on Sundays and Thursdays.
The 5 day tour departs on Sundays.
The 4 day tour departs on Thursdays.