Wow, it turns out that there are animals and plants that live long! Want to know, what are the animals and plants?
These animals are often referred to as ancient lizards. This tuatara lives on several islands in New Zealand. Body length can reach 80 cm and weighs about 1 kg. The color is dark brown like a Komodo. This Tuatara or Sphenodon can be up to 100 years old.
This type of worm can survive to the age of 170-250 years. Body length can reach 1,5 meters. Body growth is very slow, in a year only 1 cm. This worm lives in the Atlantic Ocean, precisely in the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico.
Bow Head Whale
The bowhead whale or Balaena mysticetus is the largest whale after the blue whale. This whale lives in the waters of the Arctic and the Arctic Ocean. When mature, this whale can reach 20 meters in length and weigh 120.000 kg. This whale can live up to 200 years.
These turtles live in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Age can reach 170 years. As adults, these turtles can reach a weight of 300 kg. Most of the day he was silent. The walking speed is only 0,5 meters per hour.
This sea quahog shell lives in the Atlantic Ocean. The oldest quahog clams are 400 years old. The age of this clam can be known from the number of rings in the shell. Body size is about 7-10 cm only.
Greenland Shark’s body size can reach 4 – 6 meters and can weigh more than 1000 kg. Age can reach 500 years. This shark is only called an adult when it is 150 years old.
Oops, what animal is this? It is a kind of sponge that lives in the sea. Wow, cool! This animal can live up to 11.000 years!
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This tree belongs to the pine family. This tree is found in the White Mountains, California, United States. Until now, there is a Methuselah tree that is more than 5.000 years old.
The tree, known as Ginkgo biloba, is said to be the oldest tree in the world. This tree can live up to 200 million years! Unique leaf shape like a fan. Oh yes, Ginkgo Biloba is known to have many health benefits.
Welwitschia mirabilis has a unique shape that tends to be strange and lives in the Namib Desert, Namibia. This plant consists of only two leaves, the base of the stem, and the root. This plant can survive up to 2.000 years.
This plant grows floating on the surface of the water. There are also those who call it bat nuts or mustache nuts. This plant comes from America and can survive more than 60 million years!
This plant is still a family with blueberries. Originally from North America. This plant is a shrub and can live up to 13.000 years.
Olive trees can reach the age of 100 years. Shhh… the roots can penetrate the ground up to 6 meters and can spread to the right and left. The olive tree is known as a tree that is rich in benefits. The fruit is edible and in the fruit, there is an oil called olive oil.
This tree is still included in the cypress tree family. This tree is in the area of national monuments in the city of Yazd, Iran. Now, this tree is over 4.000 years old!