How often do you come across another living thing that is older than the recorded history of your own family tree? Older than the discovery of the Americas. Older than the ruins at Mesa Verde. Older than the Abrahamic religions, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Older than the Great Pyramids of Giza. Dating all the way back to the mid-to-late Bronze Age — or Babylonia — some 4,000 years ago.
How many cycles of drought, floods, fires, and blizzards have they seen? How many civilizations have risen and fallen around them while they’ve been alive? If they could share anything from their experiences, what would it be? Continue Reading →