The oldest turtle in the world

Mother nature amazes us constantly. Amazing facts of longevity beings. The ten most ancient creatures living on the land includes turtles. They inhabit the planet for 220 million years. Among them are ...

The famous old giant tortoise Jonathan

Aldabra giant tortoise Jonathan lives on St Helena. It is located in the Atlantic ocean and is part of the British overseas territories. The owner of the reptiles is the government of the island. The very reptile of their possessions ...

The Turtle Of Darwin — Harietta

The famous are not only people, but animals. Tortoise Harietta (some sources call her Henrietta) won its glory to those that lived a very long life. And the fact that it ...

Why turtle slowly crawling

The average speed of tortoises — 0,51 km/h. Water will move faster, but they are compared to mammals and most reptiles look clumsy, phlegmatic. To understand why the turtle is slow ...