Longenic — Shark

Marco Fürst
Learning from the oldest

Learning from the oldest

Imagine seeing Christopher Columbus crossing the Atlantic Ocean on the Santa Maria in 1492 or the Concorde flying to New York at the speed of sound and still actively participating in today's life. The average lifespan of a Greenland shark is up to 600 years. That's over 500 more years than a human life span and almost 480 more years than the world’s oldest person, Emma Morano, who died at 117. These Methuselahs live in the deep sea. They don't have much sunlight and they don't need to eat as often as other sharks. Greenland sharks are some of the...

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