It a metaphor that represents the appearance of youth with a smile, the entusismo and the energy and vitality , wisdom of a turtle that rapprenta being elderly. These turtles despite his age , however, are full of energy. The adult male is seen in the photo is a dominant male who runs the territory also aggressively despite its 200 years. We are in Mauritius , an island of Aigrette and this is a reserve where you will find the rare Aldabra giant tortoise , from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, is one of the largest tortoises in the world in danger of extinction . Its average size of 120 inches long. The average weight of a male is about 250 kg .