Mac & Mac's Pick: Love is in the Air

By WEEK Producer

February 7, 2013 Updated Feb 8, 2013 at 11:07 AM CDT

LONDON -- It was an intimate concert for four in London on Thursday.

An elderly resident and his three teenaged companions were serenaded with songs of love.

Yes, four endangered Galapagos Tortoises: 70-year-old Dirk and his three female companions Dolores, 13, and Dolly and Polly, both 17, were treated to a concert by world-renowned pianist Richard Clayderman.

Clayderman, whose track "Ballade Pour Adeline" is one of the biggest selling piano recordings of all time, played the famous tune on a grand piano transported to the giant tortoise enclosure.

He also played themes from West Side Story and Romeo & Juliet.

The hope is the romantic music may make them more amorous and to raise awareness for the rare reptiles.

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