Though the last living Galapagos tortoise, “Lonesome George,” died in 2012 at 100 years old, scientists are hopeful they can resurrect the extinct species and return it to its environment by breeding tortoises on nearby islands who have the closest DNA match to George. What do you think?


“I commend these scientists for finding such a boring way to play God.”

Rory Copeland • Synthetics Executive

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“But if the new breed doesn’t turn out right, we’ll be living with our mistakes for another century.”

Lola Eisley • Opposition Blogger

“I can’t believe my letter-writing campaign to safeguard George’s sperm amounted to nothing.”

Thad Wolz • Talent Scout