James P Gibbs

James P Gibbs

James P. Gibbs is a Professor of Vertebrate Conservation Biology and Director of the Roosevelt Wild Life Station, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Galapagos Giant Tortoises Make a Comeback, Thanks to Innovative Conservation Strategies

Galapagos Giant Tortoises Make a Comeback, Thanks to Innovative Conservation Strategies

The Galapagos Islands are world-famous as a laboratory of biological evolution. Some 30 percent of the plants, 80 percent of the land birds and 97 percent of the reptiles on this remote archipelago are found nowhere else on Earth. Perhaps the most striking example is the islands’ iconic giant tortoises,

James P Gibbs
James P Gibbs
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