Invasive plants in the Galapagos may be providing a nutritional boost for tortoises, a new study found. Why do they eat crops meant for humans?(Photo : Eric Chan | Flickr)
Galapagos tortoises, which live in the South Pacific, are starting to eat invasive plants that could benefit their health, according to a new study. This nonnative vegetation appears to be providing a nutritional boost to the endangered animals, research reveals.