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Animals of the Galapagos

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A Galapagos giant tortoise at the Charles Darwin Research Station eats her greens. This captive tortoise is part of a breeding program that has already released hundreds of juveniles back onto their native islands. Full-grown adults can weigh more than 600 pounds and live up to 100 years or more. Giant tortoises are found only in the Galapagos.

PHOTO: Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff

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