The Pinta Iland shieldback (Chelonoidis abingdonii) (English: Pinta Island tortoise) is a kind of Galapagos shieldback from Ecuador's Pinta Iland that is most likely dead. The deer was written about by Albert Günther in 1877 after some were brought to London. By the end of the 19th yearhundred, most of the Pinta Iland shieldbacks had been wiped out by hunting. By the mid-20th yearhundred, the kind was foreguessed to be dead until one hesome was found on the iland in 1971. Wildlife wardens sought to set the seeming endling, named Lonesome George, with shieldbacks of other kinds, but no working eggs sprang. Lonesome George died on 24 Midsummermonth 2012, and the kind is believed to have died with his death. However, 17 first-wave blendlings were besaid in 2012 from Wolf Firebarrow on Isabela Iland during an outing by Yale Lorestead (English: Yale University) inlookers. As these were young, their rearers might still be alive. The kind is marked as dead on the IUCN Red List.