Wednesday, December 14, 2011

10 Oldest Trees in the World


There are such living things on Earth, the oldest of which is aptly named Methuselah, a 4,800-year-old Great Basin Bristle-cone pine, located in Methuselah alley, Nevada. There was an older tree there named Prometheus but it had to be cut down in 1964, due to severe deterioration. This species of tree is thought to be the longest lived of all, but there are many other ancient varieties.

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