Possibly World’s Oldest Land Animal Living Life of Luxury


ST. HELENA — He’s a tourist attraction worth traveling a long way to see.

Jonathan the Giant Tortoise may be the world’s oldest land animal, living in pampered luxury on the remote British island of St. Helena.

He’s at least a hundred and 85 years old, but could actually be older.

That’s because pictures show he arrived on the island in the 1830’s.

Today, Jonathan mostly roams around the lush gardens of the governor’s house eating vegetables.

He even appears on the island’s five pence coin and stamps.

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