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28 Dec
Berlin Zoo bids farewell to Katjuscha the polar bear, who has died at the ripe old age of 37. The elderly bear had been suffering from a heart condition for some time.
13 Oct 2021
Toby, the world's oldest white rhino, has died at the age of 54 in a zoo in northern Italy. He is to be embalmed and put on display at the MuSe science museum in Trento, where he will join Blanco, a white lion from the zoo who died five years ago.
17 Oct 2020
For more than half a century, Dragisa Kosnic has been scouring the football grounds, and despite being only few months shy of his 67th birthday, doesn't plan on hanging up his boots. Quite possibly the oldest active football player in Europe lives in the same ramshackle village house in Serbia's northeast in which he was born in 1954.
4 Jan 2019
A Russian researcher isn't convinced that Jeanne Calment deserves the record for being the world's longest-living person. He says she was most likely 99 years old rather than 122 years old when she died in 1997.

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