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17 facts tagged with Longevity Facts
The two oldest cats on record lived to 38 and 34 years old, both were owned by the same owner and lived off a diet of bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee.
The oldest creature ever found was Ming the clam at an admirable 507 years old.
A tortoise named Adwaita lived to 255 years old. To put it into perspective, he was born before the United States of America existed and his death was announced on CNN (1750-2006).
Queen ants have one of the longest life-spans of any known insect - typically up to 30 years. Western harvester ant queens can live up to 40 years!
A koi fish, named "Hanako", was owned by several individuals over many years and lived to be 226 years old, dying in 1977.
The lifespan of mammals is about 1 and a half billion heartbeats.
The oldest recorded elephant lived for 82 years.
Men who kiss their wives in the morning live five years longer than those who don't.