Tuesday, 22 April 2008

Oldest living tree found in Sweden: 9550 years

"The trunk of the above tree is less than 600 years old—but its roots date back to 9,550 years ago, making it the world's oldest known living tree, scientists say."

"
The study team also identified other ancient spruces in Sweden that were between 5,000 and 6,000 years old."

Article at National Geographic.

No comments: