Jonathan, a year-old giant tortoise, is the oldest living terrestrial animal, and may [Image Gallery: Fossilized Turtles Caught in the Act].
Jonathan (hatched c. (? years old) is a Seychelles giant tortoise ( Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), a subspecies of the Aladabra giant tortoise ( Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), and the oldest known living Turtles portal.
While Jonathan is the oldest KNOWN living tortoise, he isn't the oldest Tortoise ever recorded. One tortoise from India is said to have lived years, meaning.
Here are 10 of the longest living animals in the world. Some would have been older than you during the American revolution, and one is effectively immortal.
World's oldest creature is revealed to be year-old shellfish called Ming – until scientists KILLED it by opening it up to check its age.
New accurate dating shows that the world's oldest animal was years old when it died in That's more than years older than.
More people are living to be over years of age than ever before, to be around years old, with the oldest confirmed living to be 9.
lbs woman kills world's oldest tortoise by accidentally sitting on it According to the Saint Helena Police Service, year old Margaret Sanders was visiting.
There are tortoises alive today that were 25 to 50 years old when Charles Darwin was born. There are whales swimming the oceans with.
At the time of Harriet the Turtle's death in , she was the oldest known animal Scientists though are still unsure how old some turtles get.