Oldest chelonian
Who
Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
What
188 year(s)
Where
Tonga ()
When
1965

The greatest authentic age recorded for a chelonian is at least 188 years, by a Madagascar radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) that was presented to the Tonga royal family by Captain Cook in either 1773 or 1777. The animal was called Tui Malila and remained in their care until its death in 1965.