Animals’ everyday surprises us by their bizarre activities, mechanisms and skills. As they say, it is the ‘Survival of The Fittest’, all animals living in this planet earth have rightfully proved this phrase. They all have survived some of the harshest climates of Mother Nature and of the course the danger of living with each other. However, some animals have survived beyond what they were expected to. They have surpassed the life span of their own species. Let’s take a look into 10 animals who lived an exceptionally long life.
Cookie, The Cockatoo
Cookie is a male Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo residing at Brookfield Zoo, near Chicago, Illinois, USA. A Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo have been known to live up to 40-60 years in captivity. But Cookie has proved everyone wrong. He is not only the oldest of his species, but is probably one of the oldest living bird alive. He is presently 81 years old and was born on 30th June, 1933.