Why the Oldest Fish in the World Live in a Desert





The longest-living group of freshwater fish has been discovered… in a desert. Thanks to humans stocking artificial lakes, and to some awesome citizen scientists, we've learned that buffalofish can easily live to a hundred years old. Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him)
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