Feb 22, 2024, 08:38 PM IST

Longest living animals in the world

Kajari Goswami

The world houses billions of animal species.

Here is a list of some animals that live the longest:

Jellyfish: Jellyfish are known for their ability to revert their cells to their earliest form and start life cycle anew.

Ocean quahog: These are known to live for several centuries. The oldest recorded specimen was around 507 years old.

Greenland Sharks: These are among the longest-living vertebrates. Some of the living sharks are approximately 400 years old.

Bowhead whales: These are known to live long and some are even 200 years old.

Red Sea Urchin: It is found that the red sea urchins live for around 200 years.

Galapagos giant tortoise: Some species of giant tortoises live in the Galapagos Islands and some individuals are known to live over 150 years.

African elephant: Elephants can live up to 60 to 70 years in the wild.