Where the old things are: Australia’s most ancient trees

Updated June 28 2018 - 1:30pm, first published April 24 2017 - 12:00am
Wollemia pines (found in the wild only in Australia) are one of the most ancient tree species in the world, dating back 200 million years. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Wollemia pines (found in the wild only in Australia) are one of the most ancient tree species in the world, dating back 200 million years. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

THEY say that trees live for thousands of years. Like many things that “they” say, there is a germ of truth in the saying (even though it is mostly false).

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