Official "Interesting pictures" thread - Part Three

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The oldest tree in the world...

Methuselah, a bristlecone pine tree from California's White Mountains, is thought to be almost 5,000 years old and the oldest non-clonal tree in the world. The exact location of the gnarled, twisted Methuselah is a Forest Service secret, for its protection.

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Arzy

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The oldest tree in the world...

Methuselah, a bristlecone pine tree from California's White Mountains, is thought to be almost 5,000 years old and the oldest non-clonal tree in the world. The exact location of the gnarled, twisted Methuselah is a Forest Service secret, for its protection.

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They should cut it down so that we can count the rings to confirm
 
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