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World's Oldest Trees

In celebration of Earth Day, we are wishing "happy birthday" to the world's oldest trees. There is a tree living in a secret location in California which is 5,000 years old. Now scientists have discovered a group of pine trees in Sweden which are 8,000 years old?probably the world's oldest living trees!

Niklas Pollard quotes researcher...

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Clone that Tree!

When you find the oldest tree in the world, what do you do??You clone it, of course. The gnarled and twisted Methuselah bristlecone pine, discovered in the California mountains, isn't very pretty, but it is almost 5,000 years old, making it the oldest living tree on Earth. Its location is secret, so it doesn't fall victim to souvenir hunters....

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