The global population was down to just 15 tortoises by the 1960s. Now there are some 1,000 tortoises breeding on their own. The population is secure. It’s a rare example of how biologists and managers can collaborate to recover a species from the brink of extinction.
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New research indicates that large numbers of these birds in the Galapagos has fallen in the past 20 years, because they have stopped breeding.