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ATP WEEKLY TURTLE BULLETIN
No. 28, 29th April 2012
1. Florida, USA: Tortoise ‘Frank The Tank' Dies At 100
Date: 23rd April 2012
The 660-pound Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea), named ‘Frank the tank', was the oldest animal at the Silver Spring Nature's Theme Park (Central Florida), where he lived for nearly 40 years. Aldabra tortoises are a native species in a group of islands belonging to Seychelles, a country off Africa's east coast. Frank the Tank is believed to have died from old age on April 19th 2012. He was thought to be more than 100 years old.
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