Animals

January 20, 2022

Jonathan the Giant Tortoise Turns 190 Years Old, Making Him the Oldest Tortoise Ever

Birthday wishes are in order for Jonathan the Seychelles giant tortoise. The lumbering giant turns 190 years old in 2022. Already the oldest living land animal, this recent milestone is another Guinness World Record for Jonathan. He is now the oldest chelonian ever—a category which include turtles, tortoises, and terrapins. The super-centenarian is still living the good life on the island of St. Helena as befits such a distinguished creature.

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December 20, 2021

Missing 3-Year-Old Boy Says a Bear Kept Him Safe While He Was Lost in the Woods

In 2019, a 3-year-old boy named Casey Hathaway went missing while playing outside his grandmother’s house. Despite enduring freezing temperatures and heavy rain, the story has a happy ending; Hathaway survived the harrowing experience, thanks in part to a bear who kept him safe and warm. Hathaway’s disappearance brought out seasoned searchers as well as everyday people concerned for his well-being. Upon learning the boy was missing, law enforcement, the U.S.

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December 10, 2021

Actor Henry Cavill Credits His Beloved Dog Kal With Saving His “Emotional Bacon”

They say dog is man’s best friend, and that is certainly the case for British actor Henry Cavill. It’s no secret that our fluffy friends are often there for us in the best and worst of times, and the Superman actor credits his own dog Kal for saving his “emotional and psychological bacon” countless times. Cavill’s dog is an American Akita, and he’s had the adorable pup since he was just 10 weeks old.

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