Thursday, November 01, 2007

Scientists Find Oldest Living Animal, Then Kill It - Evolution | Human | Theory | Man | Paleontology,2933,306076,00.html?=rss --- British marine biologists have found what may be the oldest living animal — that is, until they killed it. The team from Bangor University in Wales was dredging the waters north of Iceland as part of routine research when the unfortunate specimen, belonging to the clam species Arctica islandica, commonly known as the ocean quahog, was hauled up from waters 250 feet deep.


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