Longest Living Plants and Animals (years)

Here's a list of the oldest recorded ages of some of Earth's long-lived plants and animals. Read Live Long and Prosper for more on lifespans and check out Real vs. Ideal Life Spans.

Channel catfish 40
Asian elephant 80
Human 122
Box turtle 138
Galapagos tortoise 188
Bowhead whale 211
Quahog clam 220
Red Oak 326
Giant sequoia 3,200
Bristlecone pine 4,700
Creosote bush 11,700

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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