Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pope Francis In Ecuador

One of the most popular Catholic Popes in the last century, Francis, visited Ecuador on July 5, 2015 as part of his Latin American tour. Ecuadorian people warmly welcomed him in masses. As always, Francis had a lot of wise …

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Lonesome George

Lonesome George, a tortoise unique to its sub-specie, was born around 1910 in the Galapagos Islands. The Hungarian malacologist József Vágvölgyi discovered George in La Pinta Island on Novermber 1st, 1971. Many tortoises were abused and smuggled by sealers, therefore, in order to …

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