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World's Oldest Trees

These are some of the oldest living organisms on the planet

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World's Oldest Trees

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Ankerwycke Yew, England

The Fortingall Yew, Scotland

The Minchenden Oak, London's oldest tree at 800 years old. Survived the Great Fire of London, and predates the Magna Carta

The Pando clonal colony of aspen trees, all of which are genetically identical. Dated at between 80,000 and 1,000,000 years old! Also the heaviest living organism, weighing in at an astonishing 6,000,000 kg!

Old Tjikko, Sweden

Patriarca da Floresta, Brazil, bit.ly/1bXYFQr

The Sisters, Lebanon, bit.ly/1bXYFQr

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Sri Lanka bit.ly/1bXYFQr

Llangernyw Yew, Wales bit.ly/1bXYFQr

The President, California bit.ly/1bXYFQr

Sarv-e Abarqu, Iran bit.ly/1bXYFQr

Methuselah, California bit.ly/1bXYFQr