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Methuselah Tree

The oldest living creature is a bristlecone pine tree living in California's White Mountains, dubbed by the scientist that discovered it the "Methuselah tree" as it has been dated to be about 5000 years old. This tree's physiology has gifted it with near immortality, as it somehow has survived an extremely long time, despite the very harsh environment it lives in....

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