Life span of tortoise
250-Year-Old Tortoise Dies In India - CBS News, March 2006 report
250-Year-Old Tortoise Dies In India - in March 2006
Inspired by "Tit Bits" in today's mail from a friend about Spain's Franco's comment on tortoises received as gift. He said, he would feel sad when the tortoise dies, so he won't prefer it as gift! Franco is not alone.
I've seen individuals who would be in power for the next few days (not taking into account other uncertainties) talking as if they would be sitting eternally in the same chair. Some of them are reading this!
M G Warrier