Bristlecone Pine; Grand Canyon, Arizona

Bristlecone Pines are some of the oldest living organisms on earth, with the oldest living one being the “Methuselah” at nearly 4,800 years old.  These trees typically die in portions; roots will become exposed, dry, and die.  The tree begins to develop the twisted look seen in this shot as the tree slowly dies from the bottom-up.

Bristlecone Pine; Grand Canyon, Arizona

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2 responses to “Bristlecone Pine; Grand Canyon, Arizona”

  1. A.Barlow says:

    Love it man! Really cool.

  2. Choppography says:

    Great foreground element. Love the drama the b/w gives, too.

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