Our guide told us this giant Espanola tortoise's name was Gringo Diego. He was transplanted from a zoo in California back to his homeland (the Galapagos Islands) in 1977 to serve as a stud to make more tortoise babies. He's supposedly quite successful at his job, too.
Taken at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island - Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
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