Tortoise Facts

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A tortoise named Adwaita lived to 255 years old. To put it into perspective, he was born before the United States of America existed and his death was announced on CNN (1750-2006).
When Charles Darwin first discovered the Galapagos Tortoises, he tried to ride them!
There's a young hippo and a 130+ year old tortoise in a Kenyan wildlife preserve who are best friends and they even sleep and play together.