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September 13, 2017
Yale News: An international expedition to a remote Galapagos Island rescued enough tortoises to start a breeding program that may help resurrect an extinct species,...
March 3, 2016
A Surprise Birthday was held for Gisella. Many family members from Italy, former lab members and colleagues from far and wide who could not be in attendance sent along...
January 7, 2016
How we rediscovered ‘extinct’ giant tortoises in the Galápagos Islands – and how to save them January 7, 2016 The Galápagos Islands, 1,000 kilometres off the...
December 15, 2015
A Yale team spent the last part of November in the Galapagos gathering dozens of giant tortoises that carry the DNA of extinct species that used to roam two islands in the...