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New Photos Of Alagba The Oldest Tortoise In The World Living At Soun Of Ogbomoso Palace In Oyo

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May 20, 2016 – Pictures: Oldest Living Tortoise In The World, 342-Year-Old Alagba Spotted At Soun Of Ogbomoso’s Palace

New Pictures Of Alagba The Oldest Tortoise In The World Living At Soun Of Ogbomoso’s Palace In Oyo State Nigeria

Do you remember the exclusive story of Alagba Tortoise NaijaGists reported few months ago? If you missed it, please check it out here.

A US-based fan who got inspired by the story said his family members recently visited the palace of Ogbomoso monarch, Oba Oyewumi Ajagungbade III.

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Palace sources reportedly told them Alagba turned 342-year-old this year. Read more at the history of Alagba Tortoise

See more photos of the ancient tortoise below

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This tortoise na real Alagba.



  1. sola olaniyi

    May 20, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    The tortoise looks really old mehn

  2. fifelomo

    May 20, 2016 at 7:27 AM

    God bless Nigeria. Another means of generating fund, if this could be well kept for tourists. hmmmm indeed a old creature.

  3. shona

    May 20, 2016 at 8:08 AM

    Baba alagba ke pe.
    Is really an old creature. I always visit the palace to see the alagba
    It is well.
    God bless Ogbomoso
    God bless Oyo State
    God bless Nigeria.

  4. John Emeka

    May 20, 2016 at 8:44 AM

    Nigeria really hv lot”s of things that can attract genuily attention across d globe but i wonder why we re heardly heard of..
    Dis z really a wonderful one..

  5. D Hunter

    May 20, 2016 at 10:59 AM

    The Methusela of the World creatures. Im happy that it comes from Naija.

    I take a stroll…

  6. Big Aunty Koks

    May 20, 2016 at 11:22 AM

    How does one decide the age?

  7. Maryf

    May 20, 2016 at 1:31 PM

    The tortoise is old and looks like it will die soon. 342yrs no be come chop

  8. betty

    May 20, 2016 at 1:36 PM

    Hmmmmmmn 342 years nice 1

  9. Metu Nyetu

    May 20, 2016 at 6:35 PM

    When it eventually dies, they’d do a full funeral service for it. Who knows? Some spiritual powers may have been tied to it.

  10. sharon stone

    May 23, 2016 at 8:50 PM

    wow in dis our continent

  11. prince adewole

    October 10, 2017 at 12:08 PM

    God Bless Nigeria
    God Bless Oyo
    God Bless Ogbomosho

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