23 Animals You Didn’t Know Had Very Long Lifespans


A female Laysan albatross named Wisdom which was born in 1951 successfully laid an egg at Midway Atoll in December 2016, at the age of 66. As of 2018, she is the oldest known wild bird in the world.


An Australian kelpie called Maggie is thought to be the world's oldest dog, she lived to almost 30 years of age on a dairy farm in Victoria, Australia.


A spur-thighed tortoise named Timothy born in Turkey died at an age of 165 years on 3 April 2004 in the UK. She was so old in fact she served as the mascot to the HMS Queen during the Crimean War.


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