Oldest message in a bottle found in WA

(Australian Associated Press)

The world’s oldest known message in a bottle has been found half-buried at a West Australian beach nearly 132 years after it was tossed overboard into the Indian Ocean.

The previous world record for the oldest message in a bottle was 108 years, four months and 18 days between jettison and discovery.

The bottle was found near Wedge Island, 180km north of Perth,