Finding Tortoise X

There are barely 20,000 Giant Galapagos Tortoise left on Earth. Most living on islands clustered far off the coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. Though tortoises don’t swim, thanks to their shell, they do float. Scientists believe the first tortoises arrived to Galapagos 2–3 million years ago by drifting 600 miles from the South American coast on vegetation rafts or on their own. ” (Galapagos Conservancy). With a lifespan of more than 150 years

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