This is Pando, but it isn’t a forest– it’s all one tree. Each trunk of the Quaking Aspen is genetically identical and connected by a single root system that’s at least 80,000 years old, which means it’s one of the biggest and oldest living things on...

This is Pando, but it isn’t a forest– it’s all one tree. Each trunk of the Quaking Aspen is genetically identical and connected by a single root system that’s at least 80,000 years old, which means it’s one of the biggest and oldest living things on...

Pando, the world's largest living thing, is dying. But conservationists have found an unexpected way to protect it.

Pando, the world's largest living thing, is dying. But conservationists have found an unexpected way to protect it.

The root system of Pando, at an estimated 80,000 years old, is among the oldest known living organisms ((Pando (tree) - Wikipedia))

The root system of Pando, at an estimated 80,000 years old, is among the oldest known living organisms ((Pando (tree) - Wikipedia))

There’s an entire forest in Fish Lake Forest, Utah made up of one single tree! The tree is 80,000 yrs old, weighs 6,600 tons, covers 106 acres, and is named "Pando". It is a quaking aspen.

There’s an entire forest in Fish Lake Forest, Utah made up of one single tree! The tree is 80,000 yrs old, weighs 6,600 tons, covers 106 acres, and is named "Pando". It is a quaking aspen.

Pando is the clonal colony of a single male Quaking Aspen. It is located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, United States is estimated to be 80,000 years old and covers around 107 acres of land and consists of 47,000 stems with an average age of 130 years each stem. The stems continually die and are renewed by its roots. It has a massive underground root system and with a weight of 6 million kilograms making it one of the heaviest and massive known living organism of the world.

Pando is the clonal colony of a single male Quaking Aspen. It is located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, United States is estimated to be 80,000 years old and covers around 107 acres of land and consists of 47,000 stems with an average age of 130 years each stem. The stems continually die and are renewed by its roots. It has a massive underground root system and with a weight of 6 million kilograms making it one of the heaviest and massive known living organism of the world.

Pando (Latin for "I spread") is also known as The Trembling Giant, is a clonal colony of one male quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Utah. Determined to be a single living organism & the oldest one living - with one massive underground root system (covering 106 acres) & 40,000 stems (trunks) that look like individual trees.

Pando (Latin for "I spread") is also known as The Trembling Giant, is a clonal colony of one male quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Utah. Determined to be a single living organism & the oldest one living - with one massive underground root system (covering 106 acres) & 40,000 stems (trunks) that look like individual trees.

Pando is located in the Fishlake National Forest, near Fish Lake at the western edge of the Colorado Plateau in South-central Utah.

Pando is located in the Fishlake National Forest, near Fish Lake at the western edge of the Colorado Plateau in South-central Utah.

Pando Aspen Fishlake National Forest This is the largest single organism on earth - every tree is a clone that shares the same root system and DNA.

Pando Aspen Fishlake National Forest This is the largest single organism on earth - every tree is a clone that shares the same root system and DNA.

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