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Joy at giant tortoise eggs

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A giant Galapagos tortoise believed to be the sole surviving animal of his kind has mated with a female.

The event surprised scientists who have spent 30 years trying to make the Pinta Island tortoise breed. Treeva Fenwick reports.

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