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Somewhere in California lives the world's oldest tree

It's over 4,800 years old, and its exact location is kept secret. Meet Methuselah, the world's oldest tree. 🌳

05/18/2019 8:33 AM
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  • Andrea M.
    05/18/2019 08:38

    bit of a lonesome pine for a tad few years then ... boom tsk

  • Vaneissa D.
    05/18/2019 08:40

    Magical 💜🌹

  • Yafei W.
    05/18/2019 08:52

    😍

  • Swavka K.
    05/18/2019 08:53

    Oh wonderful just advertise it. That's a challenge for some MF if ever there was one....why? To prove a point and just because....

  • Syed A.
    05/18/2019 09:03

    Location seceret? Maybe this has been cut it down as well

  • Tom H.
    05/18/2019 09:04

    did u plant this

  • Dany T.
    05/18/2019 09:32

    Too many infos aulready!

  • Matilde B.
    05/18/2019 11:28

    Que linda

  • Cheryl R.
    05/18/2019 14:21

    Way to much info given to way to many destructive idiots who have no respect for anything. People "want a souvenir, just a little piece" take a piece that is meaningless when taken out of the context of it's surroundings. They take it home and then throw it away as trash. After a couple hundred do this things of value no longer exist for anyone to see, enjoy or study.

  • Von P.
    05/18/2019 14:32

    Doesn't look a day over 4,700 years.

  • Joel O.
    05/18/2019 14:54

    It's believed to be that old but really not proven

  • Aizek L.
    05/18/2019 15:12

    You gave a clue of it's location you dolts! 🙄

  • Daniel B.
    05/18/2019 20:35

    Oldest known tree,

  • Malta S.
    05/18/2019 20:49

    Oldest in America maybe but not the world.

  • Nigel B.
    05/18/2019 21:34

    Can't believe that someone was that stupid enough to cut down the Nevada tree - what an absolute moron ...

  • Carolyn M.
    05/18/2019 21:48

    That's right, tell the world where it is so some dickhead can go and cut it down.

  • Michael D.
    05/18/2019 22:28

    I thought the oldest was a olive tree

  • Claudia W.
    05/19/2019 01:00

    It's Amazing !!! It's one of the wonders of nature .... They might have pointed in the general area but there are many others just not the oldest ... It's best to hope that maybe there are others that haven't been found that are older ....

  • Steve M.
    05/19/2019 03:19

    Cut down to study ! Fuck me !

  • Cheryl H.
    05/19/2019 03:37

    My father's reaction : Interesting - However, I would like to come to the defense of the "geographer" tersely mentioned for cutting down the previously oldest know bristlecone pine. He was my professor at the University of Utah. As he explained, a core sample was impossible, the Forest Service provided a permit for him to cut the tree down, and they would never known it was the oldest living thing (known at that time) if he had not cut it down. Geographers have to stick together.