Jonathan The 189-Year-Old Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Now (10 Pics)

Meet Jonathan, the 189-year-old huge turtle that is currently the biggest living land animal worldwide.

It is believed that Jonathan was brought to St Helena Island completely back in 1832.

A photo taken of him in 1902 shows a full adult-sized Jonathan.

Because it takes about 50 years for a large turtle to get to adult size, it is estimated that he was birthed in 1832.

1902 vs Today

Although Jonathan is the oldest living land animal, there were other tortoises in the past that lived longer.

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