The biggest long - lived marine turtles, their life span is more than 150 years. Near them is gone and the fish - some of them, mainly sturgeon live up to 100 years.
What is the reason for this longevity? The body of the turtle is covered with hard shells. When the turtle is in danger, she removes the head and legs into its shell, and cracks clamps with teeth and claws. Armour saves a turtle not only from predators but also from heat and cold.