Lonesome George, the last of the tortoise subspecies Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni from Pinta island in the Galapagos, has died at age 100. Previously known as the world's rarest tortoise, old George is survived by his girlfriends Becki and Becki (I assume) of subspecies C. nigra becki -- conservationists tried breeding George with similar tortoises in hopes of perpetuating the Pinta genes, but even when mating was successful, the eggs all failed to hatch. Still, if you have to go, this isn't a bad way to do it: famous, old, and surrounded by exotic women.
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