Here is a list of world’s top ten longest living animals. You would be amazed to see some of their life span.
10 – Warty Oreo
They mostly thrive in the shallow water regions and feed on other small fishes around them. Warty Oreo can live up to 140 years.
9 – Orange Roughy
They are often called slimeheads and live in deep sea. Their growth rate is slower but can live up to 149 years.
8 – Aldabra Giant Tortoise
These animals are mostly found in the islands of Indian Ocean and can live up to 152 years long.
7 – Lake Sturgeon
Belonging to the North American freshwater region, they can stay alive till 152 years.
6 – Shortraker Rockfish
They are greater than 1 meter in length and weigh around 20 kg. Found mainly in parts of Russia and California. Their life time is around 157 years.
5 – Galapagos Tortoise
They nearly weigh around 400 kgs. They are one of the longest living animals on earth with a life span of 177 years or sometimes even longer than that.
4 – Red Sea Urchin
They can live up to 200 years and mainly feed on water plants. With the aid of their spine, they can protect themselves from the predators.
3 – Rougheye Rockfish
They grow nearly 32 inches longer and have pinky-orange skin color. They can live up to 205 years and are considered longest living aquatic fish.
2 – Bowhead Whale
These animals can weigh nearly one hundred tonnes and can grow up to 70 feet. They are also known as the Arctic Whale and have a life span of about 211 years
1 – Ocean Quahog
They are the longest living animal on earth with a life span of over 400 years. They belong to the North Atlantic Ocean and are also known as Arctica islandica.