The World’s Oldest Living Things [SLIDESHOW]

We know that the world is hundred of millions of years old, but how much of the world around us has been alive the longest.  You may be surprised by what you see.  The slideshow with the images of these ancient wonders can be found at the bottom of the page.

Sea grass in the Balearic Islands, Spain – 100,000 years old

Seagrass found off the Balearic Islands in Spain is thought to be the world’s oldest organism, dating back around 100,000 years.

The ancient underwater meadows stretch up to nearly 10 miles wide.

 The seagrass species is an actual plant with flowers and fruits.
In a bid to protect the fields covering the ocean floor, the government has pushed for the patches…



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