George the tortoise (b. ca. early 1920s d. May 2004, believed to be 83) was a long-serving pet on British television series Blue Peter. The Mediterranean spur-thigh tortoise had been on the programme for 22 years and worked with 20 different presenters. ...more on Wikipedia about "George (tortoise)"
Harriet is a Galápagos tortoise believed to be, at an estimated 175 years, the oldest known living animal in the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Harriet"
Lonesome George is the name given to the last known remnant of the species Geochelone nigra abingdonii, one of 11 subspecies of Galápagos tortoise native to the Galápagos Islands, among other locations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lonesome George"
Timothy (estimated 1844 – April 3/ April 4, 2004) was a Mediterranean spur thighed tortoise who was thought to be approximately 160 years old at the time of her death. This made her the UK's oldest known resident. ...more on Wikipedia about "Timothy (tortoise)"
Tu'i Malila was the name of a tortoise given to the royal family of Tonga by captain James Cook. It was a Madagascar Radiated Tortoise (Geochelone radiata). ...more on Wikipedia about "Tui Malila"
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