Lonesome George died 10 years ago. Now there is a new contender – a tortoise called Fernanda – for the most lonesome creature on earth.
2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Lonesome George’s death, a good time to reflect on the events immediately after his passing and the enduring power of this singular tortoise.
Lonesome George might be have passed away but he’s still making the news. Less than six months after his death, with his carapace still interred in a Galapagos freezer, it appears he may not have been the last of his