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Pictures of the Galápagos giant tortoise


Galápagos giant tortoise: Up to 15 subspecies are counted to it - Image: Shutterstock / Fotos593

The Galápagos turtle is not only known for its size, but also for the very old age that it can reach - often well over 100 years! Galápagos giant tortoise: Up to 15 subspecies are counted to it - Image: Shutterstock / Fotos593 And another nice Galápagos giant turtle group photo at the end: pretty, the three! - Image: Shutterstock / Ian Kennedy She's that small as a baby ... - Image: Shutterstock / Jess Kraft ... and as big as an adult turtle. Free living, your tank can be around 139 cm long - Image: Shutterstock / Fotos593 The Galápagos' favorite dishes include grasses, herbs and climbing plants - Image: Shutterstock / Wendy Walkin The Charles Darwin Research Station's conservation project protects turtles in the Galápagos Islands - Image: Shutterstock / Vilainecrevette Galápagos turtles love to bathe in pools - Image: Shutterstock / Fotos593 Slow and cozy: This is how the Galápagos turtle moves - Image: Shutterstock / Brandon Seidel The best known Galápagos turtle is probably Lonesome George - Image: Shutterstock / Jenny Leonard The armored giants can live to be over 100 years old - Image: Shutterstock / kimmik

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