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08-11-2016, 02:01 PM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-estimate-greenland-shark-lived-400-years-180728241.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/lrf0eNeporI7LI6No3fx7g--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/605e1dbb244e4f61b1a89c17cd59f506.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="This undated photo made available by Julius Nielsen on Aug. 11, 2016 shows a Greenland shark slowly swimming away from a boat, returning to the deep and cold waters of the Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland during tag -and- release program in Norway and Greenland. In a report released Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, scientists calculate this species of shark is Earth’s oldest living animal with a backbone. They estimate that one of those they examined was born roughly 400 years ago, about the time of the Pilgrims in the U.S., and kept on swimming until it died only a couple years ago. (Julius Nielsen via AP)" align="left" title="This undated photo made available by Julius Nielsen on Aug. 11, 2016 shows a Greenland shark slowly swimming away from a boat, returning to the deep and cold waters of the Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland during tag -and- release program in Norway and Greenland. In a report released Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, scientists calculate this species of shark is Earth’s oldest living animal with a backbone. They estimate that one of those they examined was born roughly 400 years ago, about the time of the Pilgrims in the U.S., and kept on swimming until it died only a couple years ago. (Julius Nielsen via AP)" border="0" /></a>WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists now calculate that Greenland sharks are Earth&#039;s oldest living animals with backbones.</p><br clear="all"/>

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