Domestic chinchillas commonly live 15 years, but some have been known to live up to 20 or more. As of 2008, Bouncer held the official record for world’s oldest chinchilla. Bouncer was 27 years old on the 1st July, 2008. Bouncer was born on 1st July 1977 on a chinchilla ranch in Nottingham. The oldest chinchilla in America lived to be 26.
Oldest Caged Dove
The Guinness Book of Records cites a bird called Methuselah as the oldest caged dove in the world. Born in April 1975, Methuselah has lived with his owner, Manfred Meller, in Harxheim, Germany, for nearly 32 years.
Source: Top Ten Bird Facts
Oldest Guinea Pig
According to the Guiness Book of World Records, the oldest guinea pig known was 14 years and 10.5 months old and was named Snowball. The average life expectancy of guinea pigs is about 4 to 7 years. Snowball died in February 1979.
Source: Pet Subjects: Geriatric Pets
The Guinness Book of Records cites Harriet, a giant Galapagos land tortoise, to be one of the oldest animals on the planet, celebrating her 175th birthday in 2005. Charles Darwin picked her up during his epic voyage aboard HMS Beagle, and transported her home to England. Harriet was one of three tortoises collected by Darwin in the Galapagos; whom he called Tom, Dick and Harry, believing them all to be male. Harriet was born in 1830, and is one of the last members of a dwindling species.
Source: World’s Oldest Animal Turns 175