Rare 80-Year-Old Tortoise Gives Birth To Nine Hatchlings, Prepare To Be Amazed

This will surely leave in awe as this Giant Galapagos tortoise may be the world’s oldest mother, giving birth at the age of 80 years old. The Giant Galapagos tortoise named Nigrita laid nine eggs at the Zurich Zoo and she is the oldest resident there, she has been there since 1946.

The zoologists and animal preservation activists are filled with joy over this miraculous event. By Nigrita giving birth to nine tortoises, there is hope for the endangered that is on the brink of extinction. Galapagos tortoises can live up to 200 years old, so Nigrita is still in her prime.

80 Year Old Giant Galapagos Tortoise Becomes Mom