A group of scientists recently discovered a shark and has estimated it to be over 500 years. But latest updates claimed the shark tested was 392 years old contradictory to earlier claims of it being 512 years old.
According to reports, the Greenland shark was found living in the Arctic and could very well be the oldest living vertebrate in the world.The researchers measured the creature and estimated that it could have been born as early as 1505. It is known to live in temperatures of -1° Celsius and 10° Celsius.
A report by The Sun said it was the oldest of 28 Greenland sharks to be analysed. These sharks have an estimated lifespan of 400 years and they spend their time swimming around looking for mates, the report claimed.
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