| Hans Hillewaert

Sweet Methuselah! Oldest Animals on the Planet

Check out these five animals that smash longevity records.

November 15, 2013
3:00 PM EST
| National Marine Fisheries Service
| Kirt Onthank
Lonesome George was discovered on Pinta Island in 1972 at a time when giant tortoises of his type, Geochelone nigra abingdoni, were already believed to be extinct. | Galapagos National Park