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Meet the World`s Oldest Living Animal Jonathan - a 178-Yr-Old Tortoise!


Animals  (tags: Tortoise, oldest, living, earth )

Trequl
- 2813 days ago - sify.com
The world's oldest living animal has been recognized as a 178-year-old tortoise - Jonathan. Jonathan was photographed during the Boer War around 1900 when he was 70, and now his life has spanned eight British monarchs from George IV to Elizabeth ...



   

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Regina P (65)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 12:17 pm
Noted, Amazing how long he has lived. We should say Happy Birthday & many more. Imagine if he could talk, the stories he could tell. Thanks so much for the article.
 

Javier Fiano (11)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 12:18 pm
Wonderful and impressive animal. Thanks for the info.
 

Kate A (10)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 12:54 pm
That's amazing and impressive. Congrats to him.
 

Annick Letourneau (67)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 1:44 pm
Amazing 178 years old!!!!!!!
 

linda b (186)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 2:01 pm
Amazing, i hope when i'm really old i look that good lol, thanks Tarequl
 

Nancy sands (448)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 2:23 pm
Boy I'd like to sit at a bar with him and hear his stories!
 

Vallee R (280)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 2:40 pm
Noted - posted in groups - amazing tortoise.
 

Toni C (508)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 5:49 pm
Wow! That's fantastic! Noted and thanks, Tarequl, for the article. We don't come across news like this every day... Just made my day a little brighter!
 

Carol H (229)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 6:48 pm
thanks Tarequl. noted. good old boy!!!
 

. (0)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 6:55 pm
Very cool
 

Cheryl B (64)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 7:06 pm
wow
 

Suzanne Hall (7)
Monday August 8, 2011, 8:45 am
Noted. Amazing tortoise. Happy Birthday to Jonathan, and I hope he lives many more years!
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Monday August 8, 2011, 8:59 am
Great article that your posting on Tarequl,Happy Birthday Jonh..Salamat or Thank you for sharing..






































 

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Monday August 8, 2011, 9:32 am
Thanks for sharing this. He is probably wiser than most humans.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday August 8, 2011, 10:55 am
WOOOOW!!! Whatta Guy! Go on, Mr. Jonathan!!! You really are experienced :-) :-)
 

Mary T (178)
Monday August 8, 2011, 8:12 pm
Thanks Tarequl for sharing this.
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 2:59 am
Thanks Tarequl. Noted. I can't get over this!! He is SO OLD!! I wonder WHY tortoise can live to such an old age? has anyone ever discovered why? The fact that he can still mate at that age is nothing short of amazing!!
 

Amena Andersson (187)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 9:04 am
Noted with thanks and amazement.
 

. (1)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 9:19 am
Noted. Thank you Tarequl.
 

SANDRA R (145)
Friday August 12, 2011, 3:54 am
Amazing. Thank you Tarequl.
 

Michela M (3964)
Monday August 15, 2011, 3:52 pm
Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Friday September 30, 2011, 7:56 pm
How incredible!
 
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