The longest living animals on earth
Bowhead whale -
The bowhead whale is a neighbor of the Greenland shark, and is also found in the Arctic Ocean. They can live to 211 years.
Fin whale -
These massive whales aren't found washed up very often because they live to 200 years of age.
Pink cockatoo -
The pink cockatoo isn't just one of the prettiest birds around–it can also live a very long time. One was found living at 83 years of age.
Radiated tortoise -
Tu'i Malila, a radiated tortoise, lived until the age of 188, making it one of the oldest vertebrate species.
Galapagos tortoise -
These beautiful creatures, native to the Galápagos Islands, can live to be as old as 177 years of age.
Killer whale -
Killer whales live a few years less than the humpback. They live up to 90 years of age. They eat a wide range of species, including seals, sea lions, and whales.
Sperm whale -
Sperm whales can also live until 77 and can be found in all major ocean basins.
American alligator -
The American alligator lives up to 77 years of age and weighs around 330 lbs (150 kgs).
Red sea urchin -
Their nasty spikes make red sea urchins a nightmare for predators, allowing them to live until 200 years of age.
Lake sturgeon -
These North American species of freshwater fish can live up to 152 years of age.
American lobster -
The species are found on the Atlantic coast of North America and can live to 100.
Humpback whale -
This whale can be found in all major oceans, weighs around 66,000 lbs (about 30,000 kgs), and lives until around 95 years of age.
Atlantic halibut -
This massive fish, which hovers at the bed of the ocean, can live to 90 years of age.