Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Entry #23: Tree rings

The oldest trees on Earth are the Bristlecone Pines. They live in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in California's White Mountains.

Prometheus= a tree that was cut down in 1964 by loggers. After analyzing the tree's rings, scientists determined that the tree had been 4,862 years old—the oldest living thing on Earth.

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