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Meeting the oldest tree in the world in person is a very difficult task, because for security reasons its location is kept secret so as to avoid any act that may endanger it. Even then, We got to know more about him thanks to the Dr. Zagals Banquet.
Although there are many trees around the world that compete for the title of oldest, there is only one that holds the position. In fact, recently, one based in Chile and known as “The Great Grandfather” wants to receive recognition, but his age has not been confirmed.
Methuselah: Oldest Tree on Earth
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, The oldest tree in the world is the Bristlecone PineScientifically known as Pinus longeva and popularly known as Methuselah.
It is located in the White Mountains of California, United States.Discovered by Dr. Edmund Shulman in 1957.
Its age was estimated from core samples more than 4,800 years old, which was confirmed in 2013 by Drs at the Tree Ring Research Laboratory at the University of Arizona. Tom Harlan did it.
After several studies, The researchers calculated the age of this sample to be 5,070 years.Which is rare for an individual specimen, as they usually do not exceed 3,000 or 4,000 years old.
In addition to earning this title, the tree helps scientists understand the effects of climate change, andBecause its dead wood is more than 9 thousand years old.
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