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The divorce that shook the reptilian world

In Austria, there is a sweet story of a romance that lasted for over a hundred years. No one can be completely certain, but it's believed a love story between two tortoises called Bibi and Poldi began somewhere in the Galapagos Islands, a volcanic group of Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Wherever they went, they travelled as a pair and were the oldest and most popular residents of the Reptilienzoo in Austria. However, this romance mysteriously ended and no one knows why. The zoo's director Helga Happ told Outlook's Nawal Al-Maghafi all about the pair.

Image: Bibi and Poldi in 2013
Credit: Reptilienzoo

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8 minutes