Galapagos tortoise makes comeback, munches on invasive plant species

April 8, 2015 3:12 AM

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One of the oldest-living tortoise species in the world, the Galapagos tortoise, has teetered on the brink of destruction for far too long – but now, thanks to an invasive plant species in their native habitat, the massive tortoises are making a comeback.

The tortoise has of course had its survival threatened for far too long, thanks to the hand of man in introducing new species to their home and destroying their habitat. However, researchers have found that the tortoise is clawing their way back from the bring of destruction – and the key to their ...

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