NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – “Aldabra” cadabra!
Two Geochelone gigantean – better known as giant Aldabra tortoises – made their debut Thursday at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The two males weigh in at 400 and 600 pounds.
They can live up to 200 years or more.
Aldabra tortoises come from the Republic of Seychelles. They’re listed as a vulnerable species. Experts believe there are some 100,000 of them left in the wild.READ MORE: Ballet Hispanico 'Leads You Through Awareness, Discovery And Expansion Of Understanding' Of Latinx Culture
The only other remaining giant tortoise species is the Galapagos tortoise.
To go see the Aldabra tortoises yourself, or to find out more about them, click here.
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