It is no secret that there are organisms with an incredibly long life span, even if we don’t take into account trees and plants. While you may have heard about some creatures that live a lot more than we do, many will surely come as a surprise. Here are just 7 organisms with an incredibly long life span that you can start envying (well, it depends).
1. The Antarctic Sponge
This immobile creature is considered to have a very slow growth rate, probably due to the extremely low temperatures of the Antarctic Ocean. Scientists estimate that they are among some of the oldest organisms with an incredibly long life span, saying that they can reach ages of up to 1500 years. Compared to even the longest living sea creatures - fish and corals - this is quite an achievement in longevity.