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6 Unassuming Creatures That Live Way Longer Than Humans



Do you know animals’ average age is usually way much than those of humans? For instance, the average age of some animal is 1oo years, However, there are some animals out there that live longer than the average age of people.

Here are 6 animals that outlive people;

Giant tortoise:

The giant tortoise’s minimum age is 150 years old, while the maximum age is 250 years old. It is worth mentioning that these types of tortoises can be found in Madagascar.

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A reptile animal found in New Zealand and sometimes they are called “living fossils”. The tuatara is similar in shape to lizards but it is not a lizard. It is said that some tuataras can live up to 200 years.

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The known minimum age of lobsters is 60 years old. However, some of them can live more than 100 years.

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Antarctic sponge:
It is believed that due to the low temperature of the Antarctic Ocean, this sponge has a very slow growth rate. It was once recorded that one of these sponges lived for 1550 years.

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Koi Fish:

Koi can be found in central Europe and Asia, especially in Japan. The average age of Koi is 50 years old. However, in 1974 the oldest koi fish was found and it was 226 years old.

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Bowhead whale:

Bowhead whales can live easily up to 150 years old. The oldest one that has ever found was 211 years old.

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