Which Insect Lives the Longest?

The longest-lived creature in the insect world is the termite queen. She has been known to live for over 50 years.

During that time, the queen can lay over 30,000 eggs each day, so in her 50 years of life, it is possible for her to give birth to half a billion children!

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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