An ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, is presently the animal with the longest-known lifespan for a non-colonial animal. Caught in 2006, the clam was discovered to have lived for 507 years. More »

Examples of animals that migrate include butterflies, land animals, birds and whales. Animals migrate for a wide variety of reasons, such finding food as the weather changes or mating in specific locations year after yea... More »

As of 2014, the animal known to have lived the longest life is a quahog clam. The clam, found in 2007 near Iceland, is believed to have been 405 years old. However, quahog clams typically do not live for that length of t... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average life expectancy for everyone in the world is 66.26 years. Life expectancy varies somewhat by sex, with most men living 64.3 years and women living 68.35 years. More »

According to Newton's Apple, the animal with the longest tail is the male giraffe, or the Giraffa camelopardalis. The people of ancient Rome called this species the camel-leopard. This animal's tail can grow as long as 8... More »

The animal with the longest known lifespan is the ocean quahog, which lives for approximately 400 years. While some forms of ocean life, such as sea sponges, are believed to live very long, precise data on their lifespan... More » Pets & Animals Animal Reproduction

For people, animals and plants, lifespan refers to the length of life, according to the Oxford Dictionaries. For equipment, machines, appliances and other products, lifespan describes the length of time for which the ite... More » Science Biology