The Life Span of a Turtle Compared to Other Animals

A lot of people ask how old their pet turtles or tortoises will live for. The short answer to that question, a really long time. While turtles in captivity don’t tend to live as long as their wild counterparts, some can live longer than their human keepers. 

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<a href="http://caringpets.org/how-to-take-care-of-a-turtle/lifespan-of-turtles/"><img src="http://caringpets.org/wp-content/uploads/turtle-lifespan.png" width="900" height="3600"/></a></br> Original Source: <a title="The Life Span of Animals" href="http://caringpets.org/how-to-take-care-of-a-turtle/lifespan/">The Life Span of Animals</a>

 

 More Animal Lifespans

Mayfly less than 1 day
Fly 30 days
Ant — Worker half a year
Bee — Worker 1
American Newt 3
Ant  — Queen 3
Anole 3
Fence Lizard 4
Golden Hamster 4
Mouse 4
Norwegian Rat 4
Opossum 4
Bee — Queen 5
Gerbil 5
Leopard Frog 6
Muscrat 6
Quail (California) 6
Tasmanian Tiger 7
Koala 8
Guinea Pig 8
Mudpuppy 9
Kangaroo 9
Rabbit 9
Hare 10
Platypus 10
Prarie Dog 10
Painted Turtle 11
Tiger Salamander 11
Capybara 12
Zebra Finch 12
Ferret 12
Mongoose 12
Civet 13
Flying Squirrel 14
Grouse (blue) 14
Tree Frog 14
Chicken 14
Fox 14
Gouldian finch 14
Common Goldeneye 14
Angleworm 15
Grey Cheeked Parrot 15
Rainbow Lorikeet 15
American Toad 15
Goat 15
Nutria 15
Sheep 15
South African Clawed Toad 15
Wombat 15
Woodchuck 15
Rosella 15
Blackbird(redwinged) 15
Bull Frog 16
Binturong 18
Bull Snake 18
Wolf 18
Domestic Pigeon 18
Hog 18
Chinchilla 20
Porcupine 20
Beaver 20
Grey Squirrel 20
Ox 20
Toucan 20
Ring-necked Duck 20
Cottonmouth Mocassin 21
Dog 22
Rattlesnake 22
Cow 22
Tiger 22
Teal 22
Canvasback duck 22
Wood Duck 22
Conure 22
Boa Constrictor 23
Rat Snake 23
Pea Fowl 23
Canary 24
Bat 24
Canada Goose 24
Cat 25
Mynah 25
Pig — wild 25
Egyptian Goose 25
Deer 26
Congo Eel 27
Pheasant 27
Galah 27
Bull 28
Caiman 28
Mallard 29
Budgerigar 29
Hellbender 29
Banksian Cockatoo 29
Tapir 30
Eclectus Parrot 30
Red Eared Turtle 30-70
Trumpeter Swan 33
Cockatiel 35
Lion 35
Superb Parrot 36
Bear 40
Horse 40
Pionus Parrot 40
Rhinoceros 40
Crocodile 45
Donkey 45
Hippopotamus 45
Camel 50
American Alligator 56
Aligator Snapping Turtle 50-120
Macaw 64
Elephant 70
Red Eared Slider 30-70
African Grey Parrot 73
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo 80
Carp 100
Tuataras Lizard 100+
Amazon Parrot 104
American Box Turtle 50-123
Human (Jeanne Calment) 122
Galápagos tortoise  (Harriet) 175
Radiated tortoise (Tu’i Malila ) 188
Galapagos Land Tortoise 193
Bowhead whales 200
Koi (Hanako) 226
Aldabra Giant Tortoise (Adwaita) 250
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