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Greenland sharks live for hundreds of years

Greenland sharks live for hundreds of years

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The 5 meter long Greenland shark’s general biology and way of life have been a mystery to biologists for many years. However, marine biologists have now deployed an epoch-making method to unveil one of the greatest of the mysteries surrounding this enigmatic shark — and have come to an amazing revelation: with a life expectancy of at least 272 years, the Greenland shark has the longest life expectancy of all vertebrate animals known to science.

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