5,000 Years Old: Ancient Yew Tree Identified In Wales

5,000 Years Old: Ancient Yew Tree Identified In Wales

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A yew tree that hunkers over a graveyard near a church in Wales is more than 5,000 years old, according to experts — making it older than the Great Pyramid of Giza.

The church has launched a campaign to protect old yews throughout the region.

(READ the story from NPR News)

Photo credit: Yew in Normandy is 1600 years old by Roi.dagobert with CC license – Wikipedia

 

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