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World’s Oldest Animal? Ming, 507-year-old shellfish

A 507-year-old shellfish named Ming is being considered as the world’s oldest living animal until it died at the hands of Bangor University researchers. Ming, world’s oldest animal Credit: Bangor University Scientists were trying to determine the real age of the bi-valve mollusk and accidentally killed it. Ming’s age was determined by counting its rings. […]