Diego the tortoise who saved his entire species retired

Allegra

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Diego the tortoise finally retires after saving species :

His unstoppable libido was credited as a major reason for the survival of his fellow giant tortoises on Española.
When he arrived there were just two males and 12 females of his species alive on the island, but Diego helped to boost the population to over 2,000.
The Galapagos National Parks service believe the 100-year-old tortoise is the patriarch of around 40% of that population.


Now that's a true hero.
 
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