Simba, which has garnered both local and international media attention, also won a beauty contest.
Tanaka had been in relatively good health until recently and lived at a nursing home where she enjoyed board games, solving maths problems, soda and chocolate.
In her trek of more than 52,000 kilometres, the 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot stopped over in five continents and visited 41 nations.
Russia held the previous record since 2019, set by over 8,000 musicians. The exacting record requires that musicians play simultaneously without changes to the line-up or sharing of instruments.
Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama were born on Nov. 5, 1913, and they are 107 years and 320 days old today.
Guinness World Records awarded the world's oldest professional football player award to 74-year-old Ezzeldin Bahader.
Born in 1904, Fredie Blom survived 1918 Spanish Flu, saw two world wars, and witnessed fall of apartheid.
A Turkish backgammon app aims to enter the Guinness World Records, and feed street animals in the process.
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