World’s Oldest Tree May Be Growing in Chile

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Takeaways:

  • Chile’s Gran Abuelo is a alerce tree which as a reputation for being the second longest-lived species of trees.
  • The tree found in Chile’s Alerce Costero National Part is more than four metres wide and stretches 196 feet into the air.
  • The tree is estimated to be 5484 years old.

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