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‘Very majestic’ older tortoise finds new home at Toledo Zoo
Toledo’s newest exotic resident weighs 440 pounds, is old enough to be considered a living antique, and hails from a volcanic archipelago near the equator revered for its unique and diverse ecosystems.
Emerson, a dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old, arrived at the Toledo Zoo on Wednesday evening from the San Diego Zoo.
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