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Jonathan the 176-Year-Old Tortoise Revealed as World's Oldest Animal in Boer War Photo
Animals  (tags: st helena, wildanimals, wildlife, tortoise, worlds oldest animal, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1961 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
At 176, Jonathan the tortoise is knocking on a bit. In fact, he's said to be one of the world's oldest living animals. A photograph from about 1900 has been found which apparently backs up this claim. It shows Jonathan, aged around 70, munching on gra
'Big Mo' Dies; at 70-Plus, Tortoise Was Oldest at Zoo
Animals  (tags: tortoise, oldest, zoos, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2209 days ago - post-gazette.com
Big Mo, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's only yellow-footed tortoise and its oldest resident, has died at an age somewhere over 70, said Henry Kacprzyk, curator of Kids Kingdom and reptiles. Mr. Kacprzyk said a keeper found Big Mo dead in the
Galapagos Giant Tortoise Has Baby at 70
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, wildlife, tortoise )

James
- 2219 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Mother weighs in at round about the 500lbs mark while junior is only a few ounces but eventually - aged about 40 - he will reach her size.
Rare Victory for Madagascar Tortoises - Madagascar
Animals  (tags: Madagascar, tortoise, smugglers, Nigeria, conservationists, protection )

Chrissy
- 2272 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Conservationists are celebrating a double victory over tortoise smugglers in Madagascar. Earlier this month, a Nigerian man was arrested with 300 tortoises and another 20 have been returned to their habitat after being seized on a neighbouring island.
Rare Tortoise Returned to Its Santa Cruz Owner
Animals  (tags: tortoise, animals, pets, GoodNews )

Cher
- 2383 days ago - mercurynews.com
Just when you think you know your endangered African spurred tortoise. the pre-adolescent, 70-pound tortoise, which was the size of a dinner plate when the Eastside family bought her seven years ago, made a break for it Sunday
Smuggled Tortoises Found in Van
Animals  (tags: scotland, wildlife, tortoise, smuggeld )

Jacquelin
- 2432 days ago - article.wn.com
Wildlife crime investigators discovered a van-full of critically endangered tortoises in southern Scotland after acting on a tip-off. The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) stopped the vehicle, containing 15 tortoises and tw
Star Tortoises Seized
Animals  (tags: tortoises, tortoise, smuggling, India )

Erin
- 2459 days ago - hindu.com
Around 1,000 endangered star tortoises were seized from a Singapore-bound passenger at the airport here, three weeks after Malaysia returned to India hundreds of such smuggled animals.
Police Arrest Man for Torturing Tortoise
Animals  (tags: pets, tortoise, AnimalCruelty, animalsuffering, cruelty, suffering )

Linda
- 2461 days ago - usatoday.com
An arrest was made Thursday in the vicious attack on Bob, a 42-pound pet tortoise who was slashed and stabbed after being stolen from the home of an autistic boy.
Bob's Alleged Torturer Arrested
Animals  (tags: animalsuffering, abuse, protection, AnimalCruelty, Bob, tortoise )

David
- 2462 days ago - davickservices.com
A man who police believe stole and tortured Bob, an endangered tortoise and autistic child's best friend, has been arrested...Video
DNA Search Gives Hope to Tortoise
Animals  (tags: Galapagos, tortoise, reptile, conservation, preservation, halt decline, protection )

Rooibos
- 2542 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The giant Galapagos tortoise that became a conservation icon when it appeared he was the last of his kind is not so alone after all.
Mauritius Turns Wildlife Clock Back 400 Years [Part 2 - Extended Article]
Animals  (tags: Africa, Mauitius, wildlife, tortoise, bird, extinct species, species conservation, preservation efforts, Mauritian Wildlife Foundation )

Rooibos
- 2555 days ago - planetark.com
On a small wooded island off southern Mauritius, environmentalists are trying to turn back time to an era before humans ever set foot on the volcanic Indian Ocean archipelago.
   

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