A huge tortoise named Jonathan was shot in 1886 and today it will make your heart melt
The creatures who live the longest are human beings. Anyway there are other creatures that can endure longer and one of the examples is the tortoise. It seems to be unbelievable but these animals may live for ages. Now you will get acquainted with an animal which is two centuries. The name of the tortoise is Jonathan, it is 189 years, it is considered to be the elderly on the earth.
It was born in 1832. An impressive fact was that the animal’s shot happened a century before. And its look did not change a lot as we can see. So it is additional to say the animal was 54 when being shot. Even its age it behaves itself with the energy of a young. Anyway the doctors say that there are marks that the animal is getting older.
Gradually it has issues with seeing and smelling. The creature now keeps a strict diet. The photo made in 1902 is admiring when comparing with current days. It is really amazing to see such an old animals which does not look like that it is rather aged. We have hope that the animal will enjoy its days for a long time.