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Greenland Sharks May Live 400 Years, Researchers Say

A fishing boat navigates past icebergs that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier on July 23, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. Greenland sharks are the Earth's longest-lived vertebrates, with a lifespan that can last as long as 400 years, international researchers have said. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A fishing boat navigates past icebergs that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier on July 23, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. Greenland sharks are the Earth's longest-lived vertebrates, with a lifespan that can last as long as 400 years, international researchers have said. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Greenland sharks are the Earth’s longest-lived vertebrates – or creatures with a spine – with a lifespan that can last as long as 400 years,...




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