Monthly Archives: July 2011

Methuselah Memorial established at Reptile Gardens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2011—Rapid City, S.D.—Though the shock of Methuselah’s death is still present, the team at Reptile Gardens is looking to the future.  Plans are underway to establish a memorial for the beloved mascot and hopefully raise … Continue reading

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Methuselah – Reptile Gardens’ Beloved Mascot for 56 years.

On Sunday 9 July 2011 we were all saddened by the loss of our old friend and long-time animal resident, Methuselah the giant Galapagos Tortoise. Methuselah arrived at Reptile Gardens in December of 1954 from the Galapagos Islands off the … Continue reading

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