The World's Longest Lived Animals

The World's Longest Lived Animals

Oct 12, 2020Hayden

Despite advances in medical technology and healthcare, the longest any person has lived is to 120 years old. The average lifespan of a person in the US is only 79 years old. Some animals can live WAY past those numbers though. A few can live for hundreds of years. Which animals? You can probably guess a few of them, but some of them may surprise you. There are even a few of them who are nearly immortal! How do they do it? Why do some of them live longer than others?  Read on and find out!

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