Thursday, March 18, 2010
The world’s oldest individual tree lives 10,000 feet above sea level in the Inyo National Forest, California. A staggering 4,765 years old, this primeval tree was already a century old when the first pyramid was built in Egypt. The tree is hidden among other millennia-old Great Basin bristlecone pines in a grove called the Forest of Ancients. To protect the tree from vandalism, the forest service keeps its exact location secret, but this one looks like it could be Methuselah.
Read More http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/03/old-tree-gallery/2/#ixzz0iYqlTdGz
Posted by BrandyB at 3:14 PM