The Antarctic Sponge, can live beyond 1,550 years.
Bristlecone pine, approximately 5,000 years old.
A colony of Quaking Aspen trees in Utah has a living root system that started about 80,000 years past (possibly as much as 1,000,000 years ago).
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Greenland sharks live up to 400 years.
The answer: We can. We will be able to live as long as any of us wish to.
That's the conclusion of scientists who are now delving deeply into the
biological processes that sustain or limit human cellular reproduction.
All living things live or die according to their patterns of cellular growth.
These patterns can be understood and changed. This is the focus of
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Some species of tortoises have an average life
span of 200 years. An Aldabra giant tortoise
was estimated to be 250 years old when it died.
An ocean quahog was 507 years old at the time it was caught.
A 9,500 year old Norwegian Spruce.
IF SOME PLANTS AND ANIMALS CAN LIVE FOR HUNDREDS,
EVEN THOUSANDS OF YEARS, WHY CAN'T WE?