Watch Dirk the Galapagos tortoise become a father to eight babies in the United Kingdom

Emma Horn
Updated September 30 2022 - 6:26pm, first published 6:09pm

His moves might be slow, but Dirk the Galapagos tortoise has proven himself to be quite the lady's man, after successfully breeding with a couple of females at a UK zoo.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch.

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