Worlds Largest Tortoise In The World - Galapagos Tortoise

Social media message claims that below photo is the world's largest tortoise, being transported on the bed of a truck. The message claims that the massive tortoise was found in the Amazon River, weighs 800 pounds and is 529 years old.

But this is not a real tortoise. The picture is a scene from the 2006 Japanese movie "Gamera the Brave" which features a giant turtle creature. At one point in the movie, the wounded Gamera is transported via a military truck to a research facility. The circulating image is apparently taken from this part of the movie.

Galapagos Tortoise - The real largest tortoise in the world

Galapagos tortoise is the real largest tortoise in the world. galapagos tortoise is the largest living species of tortoise, reach weights of more than 550 pounds and 5 feet length, although they are considerably smaller around five feet or so for the larger animals than the monster depicted in the picture. Although the Galapagos tortoise cannot fly or battle deadly monsters like Gamera can, they are remarkable creatures that can live for more than 100 years in the wild.But unlikely they actually exist in real life.


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