Recently, scientists have found examples of two kinds of animals that were thought to be extinct. One is a kind of tortoise last seen in 1906, the other is a river otter that scientists thought no longer existed in Argentina.
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In today's news roundup, the massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal gets unstuck, inspectors in Galapagos find a suitcase with 185 rare tortoises, and this year, Japan's cherry trees are fully blooming earlier than ever before.
A Hood Island giant tortoise named Diego has returned to his home island in the Galapagos after becoming the father of up to 800 tortoises. Diego's efforts have helped raise the number of Hood Island tortoises from 15 to nearly 2,000.