The Planet's Longest-Living Animals

March 22nd, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

Have you ever wondered which animals live the longest?

Follow up:

Human life expectancy varies significantly across the globe from just 45 years in Swaziland to 82 years in Switzerland. How does that compare to old-timers? According to a list compiled by Discovery News, the Ocean Quahog, a bivalve mollusc living on the North Atlantic seabed, is the world's longest-living animal. The top three is completed by the Bowhead Whale and the Rougheye Rockfish.

Infographic: The Planet's Longest-Living Animals | Statista
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