7 Animals That Have Been Around Much Longer Than Humans

It’s hard to imagine Earth without humans but some animals have been around much longer than we have. Sharks, for example, have even survived the 5 major mass extinctions.

Hippopotamus, 16 million years

Hyena, 22 million years

Elephant, 55 million years

Gorilla, 65 million years

Alligator, 80 million years

Turtles, 200-300 million years

Shark, 450 million years

In the past 439 million years, there have been 5 big extinctions and sharks have survived all of them.