Swipe ➡️to see the oldest living things on Earth:⁣
🌿The Yareta or llareta, bright green blobs that resemble moss-covered boulders, are actually flowering shrubs perfectly designed to withstand the high-altitude conditions of the Andes Mountains in Peru, Bolivia, northern Chile and western Argentina. The largest shrubs are approximately 3,000 years old.⁣

🌳Methuselah, a bristlecone pine in the White Mountains of California, is the oldest single tree on Earth at the ripe old age of about 5,000, making it the oldest known non-cloned organism on Earth. Its exact location is a guarded secret, but hikers can wander by its ancient peers.⁣

🌊A sprawling sea grass meadow 10 miles long near Spain ranks as the oldest known single organism on Earth, according to geneticists. One patch is estimated at 200,000 years old.⁣
(📸: Shutterstock)

Swipe ➡️to see the oldest living things on Earth:⁣
🌿The Yareta or llareta, bright green blobs that resemble moss-covered boulders, are actually flowering shrubs perfectly designed to withstand the high-altitude conditions of the Andes Mountains in Peru, Bolivia, northern Chile and western Argentina. The largest shrubs are approximately 3,000 years old.⁣

🌳Methuselah, a bristlecone pine in the White Mountains of California, is the oldest single tree on Earth at the ripe old age of about 5,000, making it the oldest known non-cloned organism on Earth. Its exact location is a guarded secret, but hikers can wander by its ancient peers.⁣

🌊A sprawling sea grass meadow 10 miles long near Spain ranks as the oldest known single organism on Earth, according to geneticists. One patch is estimated at 200,000 years old.⁣
(📸: Shutterstock)

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