5 animals that are almost immortal (and one that actually is)

The typical lifecycle of animals is familiar to us all. We’re born, we reach sexual maturity, we grow old and—eventually—we die. Old age, or ‘senescence’, is the gradual accumulation of cellular degradation and happens to all humans. The older we get, the more likely we are to die. Yet there are some animals for whom … Continued

Do tortoises hold the secret to immortality?

Tortoises can live quite a long time – upwards of 100+ years! You can measure the age of a tortoise by looking at the rings on their shells. The oldest tortoise to have ever lived was an Aldabra giant tortoise named Adwaita, who lived to be 255! For more fun animal facts, check out Animalogic … Continued

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