Aging

The Oldest Trees in the World

News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.

The world's oldest individual tree predates the ancient pyramids. But the root system of a colony of trees in Utah is the oldest known organism on Earth. Learn how these trees have been able to withstand time, and how we're able to determine tree age.

Advertisement

Love getting smarter? Sign up to our newsletter and get our best content in your inbox!

None

None

Share the knowledge!
Advertisement