9 of the Longest Living Animals on Earth

By Manish Choudhary

1. Ocean Quahog  

These deep-sea clams can live for more than 500 years, which is really long for any animal! 

2. Greenland Shark 

These big sharks can live for over 400 years, making them one of the oldest animals around. 

3. Bowhead Whale 

These whales can live for more than 200 years, which is pretty amazing for such big creatures. 

4. Galapagos Giant Tortoise 

These giant tortoises can live for well over 100 years, with some living up to 150 years or more. 

5. Red Sea Urchin  

Some of these spiky creatures in the Pacific Ocean have been known to live for more than 200 years! 

6. Rougheye Rockfish 

These deep-sea fish can live for more than 200 years, which is a really long time for a fish. 

7. Koi Fish 

While most koi fish live for about 25-35 years, some have lived for over 200 years in really nice ponds. 

8. Elephant 

Elephants can live for more than 70 years in the wild, and sometimes over 80 years in captivity. 

9. Macaw 

Some types of macaws, like the blue and gold ones, can live for over 80 years if they're taken good care of.