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Even with the long life expectancy of giant tortoises, an Aldabra Giant Tortoise named Adwaita blows all others away with a life lasting around 255 years.

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The life of a pet fish appears to be rather mundane.

They’re confined to the same space while looking at the same surroundings every single day — except for this goldfish that drives its aquarium around and switches locations whenever it damn well pleases, thankyouverymuch.

Yep, we totally thought this was some made-up stuff, too, but this cruisin’ fish tank is all too real.

If you’re in the market for a low-commitment pet goldfish, we’d say this mobile, fish-steered aquarium-turned-cart is the way to go. Someone has invented a car for a goldfish that can be driven around by its position in the tank.— Stuart Rutherford (@doodlewhale) January 25, 2017 Just because we’ve seen this idea before doesn’t mean this version is any less intriguing.

Not only does it show that people aren’t the only ones who benefit from technology, it’s also quite heartwarming seeing how much people care about their goldfish.

Being a true Irish lass, Bertha regularly led her local St.

Patrick's Day parade, but since the noise and all the people were a bit much for her, her owner always calmed her nerves by feeding her whiskey beforehand.

During World War II, the young pachyderm was recruited to move supplies for the Japanese army before being captured by the Chinese along with a dozen other elephants.