The Oldest Living Animal

A clam was found in Iceland, cut open, and had its rings counted. It was over 400 years old. Sadly, the procedure killed the creature. Who knows how much longer it would’ve lived?


~ by hobzcalvin on October 31, 2007.

One Response to “The Oldest Living Animal”

  1. Save the clams! Save the clams!

    No one listens to me.

    I guess the next two questions are: now what is the oldest living animal and can we find out without killing it?

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