There be Immortals Among Us

Donald
2 min readMay 30, 2022

The thought of living forever, having no human ailments, and being sexy at the same time is quite appealing. That’s why people love vampire movies.

But do you know that there are actually living beings in this world that are almost immortal? no really, some of these beings live well past the age of 100 and still have full function of their bodies.

Us Humans, when the gray hairs and wrinkles start to set in, might do something casual and feel the pain in their back, and Cry out: “oh to be 18 Again!”

Sorry to tell you, but that may only happen in the animal kingdom.

Read on please.

Jonathan,Born In 1832

190 year old Turtle who lives in South Atlantic Island of St. Helena, a volcanic British Overseas territory is the oldest living chelonian.He’s blind and lost his sense of smell.but still mates and sunbathes.

He’s got his priorities straight

No brain necessary to stay young

I’ve heard the jellyfish don’t have brains. But that doesn’t stop them from staying young.

Maybe they don’t think about it much.

Jellyfish turritopsis domii Has the ability to revert to a sexually immature stage and actually relive that.stage Of life again and again.

No missed childhoods

Cold as Ice,without sacrifice

Woolly Bear caterpillar or,Pyrrharctia isabella or isabella tiger moth, lives in southern Canada and the United states.

This little fellow is the coldest living being you’ll ever meet because he literally freezes solid in the winter time.

The heart and gut stops completely.Then the blood and tissues stay alive because of a cyroprotectant in them which prevents freezing.

So when things warm up,ol’ woolly defrosts and continues eating all he can so he can be a moth.

No netflix,but the chill is on steroids.

Theres still some dinosaurs around.look in the lake.

White sturgeon. AKA. Acipenser transmontanus

Are living dinosaurs. Biologists claim that sturgeon existed as long as 200 million years ago.

Cartilaginous fish like a shark,having little true bones in their bodies

Unlike Pacific salmon, sturgeon do not die after they spawn. Sturgeon can live to be more than 100 years old The white sturgeon can grow 20 feet long and weigh more than 1,500 pounds

So,according to the info here,

Sturgeons are big old fish. Emphasis on old

Longevity

Ok, so Jelly fish,Turtles and sturgeons have the lifespan thing going.

But we humans got scientists,

we’ll catch up.

Just you jellyfish,Turtles and sturgeons wait.

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Donald

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