12 Kinds Of The World's Oldest Animals That Also Known As Living Fossils (12 Photos)

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Some animals has been survived on the earth for millions of years, some of them may be horror, or intelligent enough to become a survivor from nature and predators.

Here is the 12 kinds of animals known as living fossils, the frilled shark, golden "Mars" ant and other ancient species animals, some of them remain almost no change over millions of years of evolution.

Perhaps these living fossils might still exist even after human extinction.

Lamprey

This creature is now your nightmare. Lamprey is an eel similar to leeches and parasites. As you might imagine, They suck blood by attached their teeth to the fish. They have been doing this for about 360 million years, it is horrible.
Lamprey

Frilled Shark

This shark actually existed on Earth for 380 million years.

Only two frilled shark were found so far near the coast of Japan in the late 19th century and 2007. This two prehistoric sharks were accidentally caught in fishing nets from the deep sea.
Frilled shark

Goblin Shark

Ugh! This guy is an awesome fish. They like to hang out around the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, they have survived for 118 million years in the Pacific.
Goblin shark

Sturgeon

Sturgeon t is now an endangered species, it shall be 200 million years of life on Earth.
Sturgeon

Coelacanth

Coelacanths, it disappeared from the fossil record-410 million years ago.

In 1938, Coelacanth got caught off the coast in South Africa. In 1999, the second Coelacanth were found in Indonesia.
Coelacanth

Bacteria

Bacteria on Earth, one of the most basic and the most ancient life forms. These tiny creatures in the past 3.5 billion years of ruling the world. They can lead to a variety of deadly diseases.
Bacteria

Martian Ants

Martialis Heureka ant colonies are known as "Martian ants", is the last common ancestor of all ants--an underground feeders (subterranean forager) – direct descendants of their ancestors have been living underground, up to 120 million years ago, they only started activities on the ground after the evolution of flowering plants.
Martian ants

Jellyfish

No one likes the jellyfish, but they don't seem to care. Those horrible jellies exists on Earth for 505 million years
Jellyfish

Horseshoe Crabs

Horseshoe crabs belong to arthropods, commonly found in Atlantic Beach, commonly known as the three thorn Horseshoe crabs or sea monster, because it looks like a shrimp and crab-like, so it is also known as "crabs".

Their ancestors lived in ancient shallow water. Horseshoe Crab also changed very little over the last 445 million years, is as old as Trilobites class of animals.
Horseshoe crabs

Sponges

The existence of Sponges can be traced up to 760 million years ago, it was one of the most ancient creatures.
Sponges

Nautilus

Spiral-shapes were considered a symbol of perfection in ancient Greece. Nautilus, a marine creature with spiral-shaped shell, almost nothing has changed in the 500 million years of evolution.
Nautilus

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