The 11 Longest-Lived Animals

By Manish Choudhary

Dec 07, 2023

1. Longest-Lived Insect: The Queen Termite (50 Years)

2. Longest-Lived Fish: The Koi (50 Years)

3. Longest-Lived Bird: The Macaw (100 Years)

4. Longest-Lived Amphibian: The Cave Salamander (100 Years)

5. Longest-Lived Primates: Human Beings (100 Years)

6. Longest-Lived Mammal: The Bowhead Whale (200 Years)

7. Longest-Lived Reptile: The Giant Tortoise (300 Years)

8. Longest-Lived Shark: The Greenland Shark (400 Years)

9. Longest-Lived Mollusk: The Ocean Quahog (500 Years)

10. Longest-Lived Microscopic Organisms: Endoliths (10,000 Years)

11. Longest-Lived Invertebrate: Turritopsis dohrnii (Potentially Immortal)