Even with the long life expectancy of giant tortoises, an Aldabra Giant Tortoise named Adwaita blows all others away with a life lasting around 255 years. Estimates put his birth date around 1750, making him an entire generation older than the United States of America.
If you have not seen this movie yet, I highly suggest you do. It was fascinating; breathtaking even. Yes I should be studying more for finals instead of watching documentaries, but at least it’s educational, right? Either way, it was extremely interesting, and made me think, as a good documentary should.