Small dogs have an average life span of about 10 to 14 years, while larger dogs may live only five to eight.
African fish 'live fast, die young'
Tiny fish that live in temporary puddles in Africa reach sexual maturity faster than any other animal with a backbone, say scientists. One of the studied species of killifish (Nothobranchius kadleci) started to reproduce at the age of 17 days. Researchers found that some eggs reached hatching stage in 15 days meaning they also have the shortest minimum generation time in vertebrates.
Once upon a time, there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work. One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, and so, he walked faster to catch up. As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young man, and that what he was doing was not dancing…
Birds of the species Parus Major (great tit) living in an urban environment are at greater risk of dying young than great tits living outside cities. Research results from Lund University in Sweden show that urban great tits have shorter telomeres than others of their own species living in rural areas. According to the researchers, the induced stress that the urban great tits are experiencing is what results in shorter telomeres and thereby increases their risk of dying young.
Why Small Pups Outlive Large Dog Breeds
Large dog breeds like great danes age faster than small pups, like chihuahuas. from your friends at k9katelynn:)
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Unlike humans, old trees grow faster than young ones, new study shows