In honor of World Turtle Day, celebrated annually since 2000, meet Miguelito, a 103-year-old Giant Galapagos tortoise who lives at the Miguel Valverde Elementary School in Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador. He’s holding up well – doesn’t look a day over 101.
This was the first stop Lisa (of Playamart fame!) and I made in Bahia and I think we woke him up. He didn’t seem to mind though since our arrival was almost immediately followed by that of a school boy who came bearing snacks.