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Lifespan of different animals that includes an animal that can live forever.

Life span, the period of time between the birth and death of an organism.

Lifespan is something different from specie to specie and a lot of animals live shorter than humans and we also have some other animals who live longer than humans by far. Some are almost close to immortality and this articles will show shortest and longest lifespan of different animals.


Lifespan: 24 hours or less and has shortest lifespan on earth.

Drone ant. 

Lifespan: 3 days which makes them the shortest living among ants.

Male mosquito. 

Lifespan: 1 week or 7 days


Lifespan: 15-25 days and can lay up to 1000 eggs in its lifetime.

Female mosquito.  

Lifespan: 1 month. They do drink blood for nutrients which would have given them extra more days to live


Lifespan: 4 months

Bed bug. 

Lifespan: 6 months and have 7 stages of life

Moon Jellyfish.

Lifespan: 18 months. They are the most popular jellyfish in the world.

House mouse. 

Lifespan: 1 year.

Panther chameleon. 

Lifespan: 1 year . They are shortest lived among reptiles.


Lifespan: 3 years and mole they say have kitchen where they store food...


Lifespan: 4 years.

Honey bee.. 

Lifespan: 5 yesrs

Red panda. 

Lifespan: 7 years. They are known using their tails to cover cold


Lifespan: 8 years.


Lifespan: 9 years


Lifespan: 10 years

Humming bird. 

Lifespan: 12 years. Their hearts make 1200 beats per minute.


Lifespan: 12 years.Fastest land animal alive

Brushtail possum.

Lifespan: 13 years. They are related to kangaroo.


Lifespan: 13 years


Lifespan: 15 years. The largest of the cat species.

Domestic cat. 

Lifespan: 16 years.


Lifespan: 17 years. The only venomous mammals in the world.


Lifespan: 20 years.


Lifespan: 20 years. King of breast

Polar bear. 

Lifespan: 20-30 years.

Queen ant. 

Lifespan: 20-30 years. Mother to thousands of ants


Lifespan: 25 years. The tallest living creature in the world.

Grizzly bear. 

Lifespan: 30 years.

Bald eagle. 

Lifespan: 32 years. One of the famous symbols of the US

Giant panda.

Lifespan: 35 years. 


Lifespan: 40 years.


Lifespan: 40 years as well. There are two types. Dromedary (1 hump) and Bactrian(2 humps) 

Common goldfish.

Lifespan: 40 years. The oldest goldfish lived for 43 years.


Lifespan: 45 years. Their arm span is bigger than their height.

White rhinoceros. 

Lifespan: 50 years. They are not actually white but dark Grey.

Andean condor. 

Lifespan: 50 years. The largest bird in the world.

Laysan albatross.

Lifespan: 55 years.


Lifespan: 60 years. They have third eye on top their heads.

Longfin eel. 

Lifespan: 60 years. No one knows where they give birth to their you'd ones.


Lifespan: 65 years. Though,some live more than 100 years.


Lifespan: 68-73 years. Most numerous animal on earth 


Lifespan: 69 years. They are called human-fish for fleshy skin

African bush elephant. 

Lifespan: 70 years. Mothers bear cubs for 22 months 

Great white shark . 

Lifespan: 70 years. They can't stop swimming to stay alive.

Japan koi fish. 

Lifespan: 70 years. They can be able to hundreds bof years.


Lifespan: 75 years. They even hunt sharks.

Gray whale. 

Lifespan: 77 years.


Lifespan: 80 years. The world's only flightless parrot.

European eel.

Lifespan: 88 years. Its first stage of life,it's virtually transparent.

Blue whale.

Lifespan: 90 years. The biggest animal ever lived.

Nile crocodile. 

Lifespan: 95 years. They might have lived alongside dinosaurs because of their shape

Pacific ocean perch. 

Lifespan: 98 years. They wish they could be centenarians because of their shape.

American lobster. 

Lifespan: 100 years.

Japanese spider crab.

Lifespan: 100 years.

White sturgeon.

Lifespan: 104 years. An important food fish.

Freshwater pearl mussel.

Lifespan: 110 years. Pearl are in fact,pieces of debris covered in mucus

Aldabra giant tortoise. 

Lifespan: 120 years. The largest tortoise on the planet.

Mediterranean spur-thighed tortoise. 

Lifespan: 125 years. A popular pet reptile

Rougheye rockfish.

Lifespan: 140 years. Some can live more than 200 years.


Lifespan: 150 years.

Lake sturgeon. 

Lifespan:,152 years. 

Galapagos tortoise. 

Lifespan: 170 years. The oldest living tortoises.

Orange Roughy. 

Lifespan: 175 years.

Bowhead whale. 

Lifespan: 200 years. They can leap entirely out of the water

Red sea unrchin. 

Lifespan: 210 years. It has feet protruding from its belly

Quahog clam.

Lifespan: 225 years. The oldest known to have lived for 507 years.

Giant tube worm. 

Lifespan: 250 years.

Greenland shark. 

Lifespan: 270 years. The longest living vertebrate.

Giant tube sponge. 

Lifespan: 2000 years. Despite lack of any organs,they can feed and reproduce

Coral reef. 

Lifespan: 4000 years. Great barrier reef is visible from space.

Turritopsis dohrnii or immortal jellyfish

Lifespan: They can live forever. They are biologically immortal. They can go back to bring polyp and grow up again infinitely.

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