A Cleveland woman was arrested late this afternoon outside of the OK, charged with animal cruelty and a host of other charges stemming from her actions resulting in the famous animals death. 01/10/2020. When the researchers from Bangor University caught Ming, they froze the animal. That makes him the oldest-known land animal alive today.. Violeta. A 176-year-old tortoise believed to be one of the world’s oldest living creatures has died in an Australian zoo. Adwaita, an Aldabra giant tortoise that died in 2006 in the Alipore Zoological Gardens of Kolkata, India, is believed to have lived to the age of 255 years, but this has not been confirmed. ”After the story hit the media, we were contacted by people who were upset that the ocean quahog had been killed. The oldest animal in the world, a 184 year old tortoise named Terry, was accidentally killed today at the O.K. 500-lbs woman kills world’s oldest tortoise by accidentally sitting on it. A 176-year-old tortoise believed to be one of the world's oldest living creatures has died in an Australian zoo. The oldest animal ever known lived from 1499 until the day researchers cracked its shell open, killing it in the process. This puts him just one year away from the title of oldest chelonian ever, currently held by Tu’i Malila, a radiated tortoise that reached at least 188 years old. Meet Jonathan — a male Seychelles giant tortoise that, at 185-years-old, is the oldest known tortoise alive today. The longest living terrestrial creature was Adwaita, a male giant tortoise that was estimated to be 255 years old when it died in 2006. World’s oldest animal was killed. A woman was arrested this morning on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena for accidentally causing the death of the oldest known animal in the world, a 185-year old tortoise named Jonathan. Unfortunately, this killed the oldest animal known to science. There she was mistaken for a male and nicknamed Harry, according to Australia Zoo, which later bought the 330-pound tortoise in 1987. ... the world's oldest animal, killed at. Born circa 1832 – five years prior to the coronation of Queen Victoria – Jonathan the tortoise is due to turn 187 years old in 2019. Animal Corral in downtown Shaker Heights. He hatched on an island in the Seychelles around 1832 and moved St. Helena in 1882, some 1,200 miles of the Southwest African coast.. About 26 years ago researchers decided to introduce Jonathan to a partner he could reproduce with they named Frederika. A woman was arrested this morning on the Atlantic island of Saint Helena for accidentally causing the death of the oldest known animal in the world, a 185-year old tortoise named Jonathan. More about. The all-time verified record holder for the world's oldest tortoise, according to Guinness World Records, is Tu'i Malila, which died in Tonga in 1965 at the age of 189.