Oct 1, 2014

George in New Jersey

While working on our recent Galapagos episode, producer Tim Howard heard a rumor that the late Lonesome George, the legendary tortoise, was in the process of being taxidermied in New Jersey. He couldn't believe it: the legend from far-away Pinta Island was suddenly right next door, in the diner capital of the world!

He borrowed a car and took a trip to see for himself.


Thanks to George Dante at Wildlife Preservations, and to the American Museum of Natural History, where Lonesome George is on display until January 4, 2015.

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