Jonathan the tortoise is probably the oldest living animal in the world

Jonathan the giant tortoise is probably the oldest known living creature in the world.

A photo from 1902 shows him at his full adult size. It can take 50 years for a giant tortoise to reach its adult size, meaning that he could have been born in 1832.

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Jonathan might be the oldest living tortoise, but other tortoises have lived longer, with one unconfirmed tortoise in India that may have lived up to as many as 250 years of age.

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