World's oldest person 'turns 134' – but doubts remain over her true age

World's oldest person 'turns 134' – but doubts remain over her true age

A woman allegedly born during the Qing Dynasty is being calling the world’s oldest by Chinese officials as they celebrate her 134th birthday. Almihan Seyiti, reportedly born 1886 under the rule of Qing (1644 to 1912) emperor Guangxu, was thrown a banquet in the county…

World's oldest animal sperm from 100 million years ago found fossilised in amber

World's oldest animal sperm from 100 million years ago found fossilised in amber

Scientists have discovered what they believe to be the oldest fossilised animal sperm from around 100 million years ago. The “spectacular find” was unearthed by an international team of palaeontologists preserved inside a female ostracod – a type of tiny crustacean that resembles a mussel….

‘World’s oldest piranha’ turns 33 as people flock to see flesh-eating fish

‘World’s oldest piranha’ turns 33 as people flock to see flesh-eating fish

A man is convinced he owns the world’s oldest piranha after his flesh-eating fish turned 33. Kamil Elmali, 39, houses his pet piranha Dadas in his handbag store in Erzurum in Turkey. Given their infamously deadly biting ability and finely serrated teeth, Kamil keeps the…

World’s oldest married couple with combined age of 214 share relationship secret

World’s oldest married couple with combined age of 214 share relationship secret

The world’s oldest married couple have shared their secrets to a long and happy relationship after a whopping 79 years married. Julio Cesar Mora Tapia, 110, and his beloved wife 104-year-old Waldramina Maclovia Quinteros Reyes have been officially recognised by the Guinness World Records. The…