Meet ‘Jonathan’ The 188-Year-Old Tortoise

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‘Jonathan’ is the worlds oldest known living land animal and was born three years before Charles Darwin met the massive tortoises that inspired his now-famous theory of evolution. 

He currently lives on the Island of St Helena which is a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. 

Jonathan was taken to the idyllic island in 1882 and has enjoyed 138 years of living on the island, munching on the various lush greenery that can be found there.

Although nearly two centuries old, other tortoises have lived longer. 

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