Search ‘Abingdon’ in the Guiness Book of Records and there are now more entries thanks to the longest loom band. Radley College are also in there with the fastest Treadmill 100 miles team run.
There is also Most endangered animal and Rarest reptile. On further investigation this turns out to be `Lonesome George’ the giant tortoise Geochelone elephantopus abingdoni from the Pinta or Abingdon Island in the Galapagos Islands. George died in 2012 of natural causes.
George can now be viewed at The American Museum of Natural History.
They have done a Good Job ‘Preserving Lonesome George’ for future generations.