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Top 10 Discoveries of 2007 — #9: World’s Oldest Animal

“In October, researchers from Bangor University in Wales were trawling an ocean shelf off the coast of north Iceland when they stumbled on what is believed to be the world’s oldest living animal: a 405 year-old clam. Or it was living, until researchers had to kill it to determine the clam’s age by studying rings on its shell.”

Unsubstantiated reports also indicate that it was delicious.

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