Its hard to believe that humans once did not live past the age of 40. However with Advanced technology and better nutrition and health have improved our lives and lead to a longer average lifespan. More and more people are living much longer and there have been some well known case of people living over 100 years.
Animals are also living longer as technology and medicine help prolong their lives. Although its not as fast as humans, it does make you wonder about how long a lifespan some animals and creatures live on average
With the exception of the perceived 'immortality' of the Jellyfish, there are some animals and other creatures who have relatively long life spans. For example, the Bowhead whale has a life span of 200 years!.
Here are 27 pictures of animals and creatures average lifespans, from as short as one week, to as long as 410 years!