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Boffins have dredged up what is thought to be the world's oldest animal - a 405-year-old clam - and rather satisfyingly named it Ming. Unfortunately the clam seems to have since copped it, but the culpable scientists hope that studying it will lead to a greater understanding of the aging process - good news for current and …

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  1. sean
    Coat

    why?

    "Stay vigilant, and try not to look like a tin of dog food."

    What? Can dogs use tin openers too?

  2. Ian
    Boffin

    @ Sean

    I knew a rottweiler once who taught himself to shotgun beer cans by chasing them round the room for a bit with his nose and then biting into them, so I don't think a tin opener is strictly necessary.

  3. An Unwashed Mass

    @why?

    Only if they have sensitive triggers... (the tin-openers that is... not the dogs)

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    @Ian

    I see your girlfriends are of the same high quality as ever....

  5. David S
    Coat

    @Anon

    I'm sure that Ian wasn't using the word "knew" in the biblical sense there.

    Pretty sure.

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