Galápagos Giant Tortoise (Geochelone nigra nigrita) Big male Galápagos Giant Tortoises from Santa Cruz Island (Geochelone nigra nigrita) go down from the highlands to mate annually. They have a strange pigeon-toed gait and move quickly. Big males can weigh up to 600 pounds. The male's penis is protected inside his tail. Rancho Permiso, Santa Cruz Island.
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