Mayflies have one of the shortest lifespans on Earth, with some species living for just a few hours or days. Their sole purpose is to mate and reproduce.
These tiny aquatic animals have a lifespan of just a few days.
Male ants, also known as drone ants, have a lifespan of just a few weeks. Their sole purpose is to mate with the queen and then die.
The Pacific salmon's lifespan is usually around three to five years, with many dying shortly after spawning.
Fruit flies have a lifespan of around 40 to 50 days.
The lifespan of house flies is around 28 days.
Most mice only live for around one to two years.