What is the oldest turtle in the world?
Turtles are famous for their relatively long lifespan.
but, in this world,
There are turtles that live
far longer than humans.
This article would like to introduce the oldest turtle in the world.
This large turtle,
The name is
and his age is…
190 years old!
(´ﾟдﾟ｀)Is he hermit?
Jonathan is presumed to have been born in 1832,
as his age is known from the photographs taken between 1882 and 1886.
Therefore, he turned 190 in 2022.
He was kept by Governor of St. Helena when the photo was taken.
He was a guard of Napoleon (*´Д｀)
Jonathan was then presented to
Sir William Grey-Wilson
and kept by as many as 31 people.
What happened while Jonathan is alive
• 1838 – The first person was photographed
• 1876 – First call made
• 1878 – The first incandescent light bulb was invented
• 1887 – Eiffel Tower completed
• 1903 – Wright brothers powered flight flew in the sky
• 1969 – Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the moon
Human life has changed dramatically.
Jonathan is currently being taken care of by a veterinarian.
Meanwhile, Jonathan just repeated these,
Even at the age of 190
He seems to be still active!
Unequaled (´ ﾟ д ﾟ ｀)
It seems that the function of the eyes and nose is decreasing year by year.
Jonathan’s favorite food is
He especially like lettuce and bananas.
He always eat them first.
What a good life！
By the way, the oldest turtle before was 188 years old of Tui Marilla.
It died in 1965.
It looks like he’ll break another record!
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