Special Report

50 Longest-Living Animals in the World

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50. American alligator
> Oldest recorded: 77 years
> Average adult weight: 330.7 lbs.
> Habitat: Southern United States

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49. Sperm whale
> Oldest recorded: 77 years
> Average adult weight: 62,831.7 lbs.
> Habitat: All major ocean basins

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48. Gray whale
> Oldest recorded: 77 years
> Average adult weight: 62,831.7 lbs.
> Habitat: Northern Pacific Ocean

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47. China rockfish
> Oldest recorded: 79 years
> Average adult weight: 2.0 lbs.
> Habitat: Northern Pacific Ocean

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46. Andean condor
> Oldest recorded: 79 years
> Average adult weight: 23.1 lbs.
> Habitat: Pacific Coast of South America