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Infographic of the Day: How Long Do Animals Live?

April 6th, 2013
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What is the average lifespan of a wolf? What about a woodpecker? This infographic looks at the lifespan of different species and how long they live on average. Turtles take the cake - they can live to be up to 150 years old! That's a lot of birthday candles to blow out!

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One note in considering insects is that you can't effectively sum up the most diverse and abundant class of animal on earth by calling them "insect" and sticking them at the very lowest end of the spectrum. For instance, the periodical cicada lives up to 17 years and the queen termite may live up to 50 years.

 

 









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