And I thought I was getting old!

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Thomas the tortoise who survived the Blitz, has just celebrated its 130th Birthday in Britain.

Interesting Fact about Thomas: He’s female.

Thomas was rescued after she was discovered in a house in 1945, which was hit by a bomb. Inherited by June Le Gallez of Guernsey, she eventually brought him to a vet who discovered the truth. So at 96 years of age Thomas changed genders, however her name remains unchanged. 

Click the image to read more about Thomas and her life!

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