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oldest living things on earth

Posted: 13 Nov 2014, 02:20
by RedSky
http://www.rachelsussman.com/portfolio/#/oltw/
I came across this gals, efforts to photograph the oldest living things on earth.
I didn't see any other links to it so thought it'd be ok to post. hope you enjoy it as much as I did..

rebsky

Re: oldest living things on earth

Posted: 13 Nov 2014, 05:27
by Skogsvandrare
I've always found Pando to be such a perfect teaching example. Individual trunks can die, they do all the time, but the whole lives on. Sort of "I am one, I am old, I am many, I am young" (hmm, that comes out almost like one of the Exeter riddles).

A forest of trunks
One tree, alone and old
Quaking, enduring