Scientists have been interested in the lifespan of this salamander for some time, since zookeepers started to notice that olms in exhibits would live to amazingly advanced ages, usually over 70 years. | Yann Voituron

Human Fish' Breaks Lifespan Record

This small, blind salamander can live to be over 100 years old, easily outlasting other amphibians.

Published On 07/20/2010
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