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The Brangelina Brood Is On A Boat!


So not fair!

While many family vacations consist of the occasional trip to the Grand Canyon, Brad and Angie took the brood on a BOAT RIDE around the Galapagos Islands!

We're not jealous or anything.

…OK. We admit it. We are totally jealous!

These kids have got everything! Gorgeous parents, beautiful vacations.


We ARE happy for them, though. The newly engaged couple looked positively glowing with their larger than life family.

It's like the equivalent of Barbie and Ken having a family - a total fairy tale!

Who are we kidding. We love them. And their beautiful children. And even their dream vacations.

Who couldn't love them???

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Lonesome George Fights Extinction

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Here is more on our new favorite turtle 90-year-old tortoise, Lonesome George, who is the rarest species in the world because he is the last of his kind!

George, who lives in Galapagos National Park on an island off the coast of Ecuador, has never successfully had any offspring, but he's getting two more chances in the form of two new female mates closely related to his species.

Check out the news story above for all the fascinating details and cross your fingers for our boy George!

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Century Old Giant Tortoise Gets Two New Mates To Produce Offspring

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Giant tortoise gets new mates

A giant tortoise nicknamed Lonesome George living in Galapagos National Park who has yet to produce offspring in his long life is getting two more chances to become a father.

George, estimated to be between 90 and 100 years old and believed to be the last living member of the Geochelone abigdoni species, is getting two new mates to produce viable offspring.

According to studies from Yale University, his new mates "are genetically closer … more compatible, and could offer greater possibilities of producing offspring" compared to his two previous female partners who laid eggs the past three years, but none resulted in viable offspring.

The two potential mates arrived on Santa Cruz island, where George lives, on Thursday from the archipelago's Spanish Island.

Let's hope George is still up for the challenge of producing some little lonesomes to survive his species.

Don't worry, he's still got plenty of time. Even though he has reached triple digits, he is still expected to live for another 50 years.

Good luck, George!

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