The Oldest Living Things

American artist Rachel Sussman has been taking the oldest living things on the world since 2004 with adventures. The artist has been the taking the photos of the living things older than 2000 years old by researching with biologists.

A book was published with the photos taken by Sussman named “ The Oldest Living Things In The World”.

In the book, it is possible to find the photos, the adventures that the artist experienced and the researches.

Here are the oldest living things in our planet:

Antarctic Moss, 5,500 years old, Elephant Island, Antarctica
Antarctic Moss, 5,500 years old, Elephant Island, Antarctica
Jōmon Sugi, 7.000 years old, Yakushima, Japan
Jōmon Sugi, 7.000 years old, Yakushima, Japan
La Llareta, 3000 years old, Atacama Desert, Chile
La Llareta, 3000 years old, Atacama Desert, Chile
Spruce Gran Picea, 9,550 years old, Fulufjället, Sweden
Spruce Gran Picea, 9,550 years old, Fulufjället, Sweden
Welwitschia Mirabilis, 2,000 years old, Namib-Naukluft Desert, Namibia
Welwitschia Mirabilis, 2,000 years old, Namib-Naukluft Desert, Namibia
 Underground Forest, Pretoria, South Africa
Underground Forest, Pretoria, South Africa

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Images: Rachel Sussman

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