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The Oldest Living Things In The World

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Published on Aug 4, 2014

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Species featured in this video:

Bristlecone pine: http://bit.ly/1o3zW4p
Baobab: http://bit.ly/1qJo6ul
Pando: http://bit.ly/1tLlRLU
Map lichens: http://bit.ly/WVgoFh
Yucca: http://bit.ly/1uZ71my
Creosote: http://bit.ly/1xUZrpj
Llareta: http://bit.ly/1ANGYPC
Black coral: http://bit.ly/1zLWn1s
Barrel sponge: http://bit.ly/1opvDjb
Posidonia sea grass: http://bit.ly/UVoN9u
Pond cypress: http://bit.ly/1okVPY6
"Old Tjikko" spruce: http://bit.ly/1s30eq7
Stromatolites: http://bit.ly/1pyymXs
Siberian Actinobacteria: http://bit.ly/1xUZ5yR

Unless otherwise indicated, all photos are © Rachel Sussman, used with permission
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Joe Hanson - Host and writer
Joe Nicolosi - Director
Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen IncKate Eads - Associate Producer
Editing/Motion Graphics - Andrew Matthews
Gaffer - John Knudsen

Theme music:
"Ouroboros" by Kevin MacLeod

Stock images via Shutterstock

Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigita...

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