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South Dakota’s Reptile Gardens: A reptile zoo in the Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S.D.  — Like just about every other kid in South Dakota, I went to Rapid City’s Reptile Gardens with my family on a vacation to the Black Hills.

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A sad day for South Dakota: Methusaleh the tortoise is dead

All across America and beyond, scrapbooks and photo albums contain vacation pictures of children sitting atop a giant tortoise at Reptile Gardens, in South Dakota’s Black Hills. The tortoise in

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Celebrate a tortoise’s 128th birthday

Reptile Gardens is one of the many businesses operating along a kind of tourist alley in the Black Hills, on U.S. Highway 16 between Rapid City and Mount Rushmore. This