The oldest animals on the planet

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The oldest animals on the planet
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While it is true that there are living beings that can be over a thousand years old, as is the case with certain sea sponges, this list is limited as much as possible to the most 'famous' creatures or those considered by scientific research. Note that captive animals have the opportunity to live longer than their companions in the wild.

TOP 10:

Debby, Polar Bear

Debby, Polar Bear
Debby was the name of a polar bear that was born in 1966 in the Russian Arctic zone, and a year later she was transferred to the Winnipeg Zoo, Canada: she died on November 17 at the age of 42, a brand for this type of captive animal In the wild these bears (Ursus maritimus) live a maximum of 20 years, although in captivity they reach 30 on average.

TOP 9:

Fish, Species Sebastes Aleutianus

Fish, Species Sebastes Aleutianus
Scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center in the United States found a copy of the Sebastes aleutianus (rocota or rougheye rockfish) species in the Bering Strait area in 2002 that was 205 years old.


TOP 8:

Charlie, Macaw

Charlie, Macaw
A macaw named Charlie who lived in England died at 104 in 2004. He was famous for saying enough obscenities. It is followed by a cockatoo named Cokky, who died at age 80.

TOP 7:

Lin Wang, Asian Elephant

Lin Wang, Asian Elephant
Lin Wang, an Asian elephant from Myanmar and a resident of the Taiwan Zoo, lived 86 years, mark for a pachyderm in captivity. She was captured in 1943 and taken to the island in 1947, where she lived until 2003. The oldest elephant is currently Taj, 68, who is in the Six Flags Dicovery Kingdom park in San Francisco, United States.

TOP 6:

Ming, An Oyster

Ming, An Oyster
Ming, a 405 or 410 year old oyster, was discovered off the coast of Iceland by personnel from the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Bangor, England. It is the oldest mollusk in the world, and its age was calculated by counting the rings in its shell.


TOP 5:

Huahua, Tigress

Huahua, Tigress
Huahua was the oldest tigress in captivity: this tiger specimen from southern China lived 23 years, the equivalent of 90 in humans. He was in the Luoyang Zoo, Henan Province, China, until 2007. A Siberian tiger, named Dani, is the same age and still alive in a zoo in Stropkov, Slovakia.

TOP 4:

Cheeta, Chimpanzee

Cheeta, Chimpanzee
Cheeta, the famous chimpanzee of Tarzan films in the 1930s-1940s, was born in 1932 and is considered one of the oldest non-human primates in the world. At 76, he lives in a shelter for animal actors in Palm Springs, California, United States.

TOP 3:

Hanako, A Koi Fish

Hanako, A Koi Fish
Hanako, a koi fish (an oriental variety of carp), lived 226 years; He was born around 1751 and died in 1977.


TOP 2:

Tu'i Malila, Turtle

Tu'i Malila, Turtle
Tu'i Malila was a radiated turtle (Geochelone radiata) owned by the Tonga royal family that was given to them by Captain James Cook around 1777 and died in 2006 at the age of 256.

TOP 1:

Harriet Turtle

Harriet Turtle
The Harriet turtle reached 176 years of age, at the time becoming the oldest animal in the world. This was captured in the Galapagos Islands in 1830 by Charles Darwin and taken to the Australian zoo in Queensland where he lived until 2006.