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The World's Oldest Living Things


There is a little bit of information about the world's oldest continuously living creatures and things on our planet.

The info was gathered by Rachel Sussman, a professional photographer and an enthusiast researcher who carried out a huge work related to this issue.

Below there is a list of 5 world's oldest living things she could encounter in her search:

1. A colony of clonal quacking aspen trees known as Pando, located near Fish Lake in Utah, is estimated to be over 80,000 years old.

2. Underground forest, a specie of trees which got adopted to forest fires and learned to live underground. A few species are about 13,000 years old.

3. There is a large colony of clonal creosote bush with the same root system found in Mojave Desert in California. It must be about 12,000 years old.

4. One of the world's oldest living things of about the same age, a system of Clonal Mojave Yucca, is also situated in Mojave Desert.

5. A Japanese cedar tree known as Jomon Sugi Tree, located at Yaku Shima island in Japan. It is considered to be from 2,800 to 7,000 years old.

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