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Giant Galapagos tortoises were endangered. In the 1960s, there were just 15 of . They were dying out. Wild ate their food and damaged their . Conservationists acted to help . Now, there are over 1,000 of them living and breeding in the . It is a conservation story. A conservationist said that of the that were released have survived. He said the tortoises could now live without help.

There were 250,000 giant tortoises 500 years ago, but just a few in the 1970s. Hunters almost made them . Giant tortoises can weigh 250kg and live for 100 . One tortoise lived for more than 170 years. Wikipedia says: "Tortoises also live very lives, and can nap up to 16 hours a ." Next , a small Galapagos that lost all of its tortoises will get 200 . This could be another success .

 
 

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