These trees have been around on the earth for thousands of years. They have many stories to tell, and if you happen to see them, you will be astounded.
Trees are sacred gifts of creation. Hopefully, humanity will learn to appreciate mother earth and protect our trees from unnecessary felling. Here are eight photos showing the giants of the trees of the world.
1. King of Trees: The Sequoia tree is the largest in the world! It’s located in California’s Sequoia National Park.
2. Jōmon Sugi is the oldest tree in Japan. It’s estimated to be 2,000 to 7,000 years old.
3. The Tule Tree: This especially large Montezuma cypress is rooted near the city of Oaxaca, Mexico.
4. Methuselah tree: Is a 4,848-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine tree growing high in the White Mountains of Inyo County in eastern California.
5. The Sunland Baobab from Limpopo, South Africa, with a pub inside its trunk.
6. Kanchanaburi Giant Rain Tree: Its trunk is so huge that it needs at least 10 people to embrace it fully.
7. 6000-year-old baobab tree in Senegal.
8. Banyan tree in the ruins of Ta Prohm, Angkor, Cambodia.
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