Day 57

Day 57


The oldest living being on the planet


He was here before the ancient Egyptians began building the pyramids. He lived through the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. He is still alive. He is a tree.

Their is a sacred fig tree in Sri Lanka that is at least 2,222 years old.

There's a Patagonian cypress tree in Chile which, at 3,627 years old, is as old as Stonehenge.

A Great Basin bristlecone pine in California's White Mountains named Methuselah is 4,850 years old. And nearby is the oldest, an unnamed bristlecone pine who is 5,067 years old.

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