This is Diego a 100-year-old Galapagos giant tortoise found only on Espanola in the Galapagos Islands He is a bit of a lad when he comes out of his shell saving his entire species from extinction He was brought to the Galapagos islands from San Diego Zoo in California in the1960s There were only2 males and 12 females of the species left on the island about 50 years ago But largely through Diego's efforts at a nearby breeding centre along with six females in his enclosure the tortoises have bounced back He's a very sexually active male reproducer He's contributed enormously to repopulating the island said Washington Tapia a tortoise preservation specialist at Galapagos National Park We did a genetic study and we discovered that he was the father of nearly 40% of the offspring released into the wild on Espanola He weighed 82kg180lbs and 90cm long He has fathered an estimated 800 offspring about 40% of the tortoises released on Espanola Follow I can understand why one male tortoise would be so sexually appealing to female tortoises It's because he takes things slow 1058 PM-14 Sep 2016 13 10 22 One of the most prolific dudes ever DON'T SEARCH FOR TORTOISE MATING VIDEOS! SINCERELY A POTATO 100yo Sex-Mad Tortoise Single-handedly Save His Entire Species From Extinction Meme

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