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Tortoises mate in front of visitors at San Diego zoo

  • A pair of giant tortoises surprised San Diego Zoo visitors by publicly mating
  • One unintentional voyeur took a video of the male tortoise mounting the female
  • The males following movements are about as slow as you would expect from a tortoise and they are accompanied by grunting noises 

A pair of century-old giant tortoises proved they’re still in their prime by mating in front of visitors at the San Diego Zoo. 

One of the unintentional voyeurs captured a video of the male tortoise mounting the female. 

The males following movements are about as slow as you would expect from a tortoise. They are accompanied by grunting noises. 

A pair of century-old giant tortoises proved they’re still in their prime by mating in front of visitors at the San Diego Zoo. One of the unintentional voyeurs captured a video

The males following movements are about as slow as you would expect from a tortoise

They are accompanied by grunting noises

The males following movements are about as slow as you would expect from a tortoise. They are accompanied by grunting noises

The 52-second video appears to cut off before the tortoise finishes the race.

The San Diego Zoo has one of the largest colonies of Galapagos tortoises in the world with 16 total.

Nine of the tortoises are all more than a century old and arrived at the zoo in 1928. The other tortoises hatched at the zoo.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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