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Still got it! Century-old tortoises put on an X-rated show by mating in front of

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    Still got it! Century-old tortoises put on an X-rated show by mating in front of unsuspecting visitors at a zoo
    By Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com
    17:42 26 Oct 2017, updated 21:23 26 Oct 2017


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5020993/amp/Century-old-tortoises-mate-visitors-zoo.html

    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.
    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.

    Follow the link at the top for pictures and video.
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