Monday, February 24, 2014

Fact of the Day: Ancient Tree

The Old Tjikko tree in Sweden is one of the oldest known trees of its type in the world. It's estimated to be at least 9,550 years old. 

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  1. Very interesting that this kind of tree
    managed to survive for so many years!

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  2. WOW

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  3. That's absolutely amazing to me. Just think of all the things that tree has seen...wow.

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  4. How tall is it? I am going to Sweden next year, maybe I can find this tree.

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  5. Wow that has sure stood the test of time

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  6. I didn't know that trees could even get that old!

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  7. Wow interesting fact! Off to google it.

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  8. Wowzers!!

    Have a great week,
    -Kati

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  9. Where in Sweden is this? I've never heard about this tree! Did you watch the icehockey game at the Olympics between Finland and the States? :)
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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    E from Helsinki, Finland
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  10. I would love to visit Sweden some day. If so, I'd really like to see this old tree in person!

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  11. No kidding! That is an amazing fact!

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