Pinzón Tortoise Hatchling, Pinzón Island, Galapagos (image) University of California - Santa Cruz Share Print E-Mail Caption For 150 years, hatchling Pinzón Tortoises were not surviving in the wild due to predation by invasive rats. Following the successful removal of rats, young hatchling Pinzon Tortoises are now surviving and being observed in the wild again. Credit Island Conservation Usage Restrictions For use only with news coverage of this research Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.