Jonathan the Tortoise

Apr 23, 2022 • Wikireadia

Jonathan (hatched c. 1832) is a Seychelles giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), a subspecies of the Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea), and is the oldest known living land animal. Jonathan resides on the island of Saint Helena, a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Wikipedia contributors. March 16, 2022. Jonathan (tortoise). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 12, 2022, from

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Tortoise Jonathan at Plantation House Saint Helena March 2020
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