Wednesday, December 03, 2008

World's Oldest Living Animal: A Tortoise

On the island of St. Helena, where he's been since the time of the Boer War.

Photographic proof:

Here is Jonathan the tortoise in 1900:

And a more recent shot:

And apparently Jonathan has a harem of female tortoises that he regularly services. Pretty spry for 176 years old!

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