Avenue of the Baobabs taken in Morondava, Madagascar in 2006: Only found in Madagascar, these trees rise to nearly 100 ft (30 m) and are about 800 years old. They’re also a great source of food, fiber, dye, rope, and fuel and appropriately known as renala, meaning “mother of the forest” in Malagasy.

A remarkable, 14-year photo project documents the world’s oldest trees

Avenue of the Baobabs. San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon spent the last 14 years seeking out some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth to capture with her camera.

Rilke’s Bayon taken in Ta Prohm, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia in 2007: Of the species Tetrameles nudiflora, it can reach a height of 150 ft (46 m) and is found in the Indo-Malayan region, according to the US Department of Agriculture.

A remarkable, 14-year photo project documents the world’s oldest trees

Rilke’s Bayon, Cambodia, 2007 Beautiful dark twisted fantasies: the world's most ancient trees – in pictures

Yews of Wakehurst taken in Ardingly, West Sussex, England in 1999: Its tentacle-like roots ride over the cliff’s edge to find soil to sink into and its drooping branches filter out daylight, according to Moon, giving the woods an eerie ambience.

A remarkable, 14-year photo project documents the world’s oldest trees

Wakehurst Yews - Ancient Trees: Woman Spends 14 Years Photographing World’s Oldest Trees

The Bowthrope Oak taken in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England in 2002: With a circumference of 40 feet (12 m), it’s one of the largest-girthed living oaks in Britain and one of the oldest living oak trees at about 1,200 years.

A remarkable, 14-year photo project documents the world’s oldest trees

Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Capturing The World’s Oldest Trees. You Wont Believe Your Eyes!

The Baobabs of Kubu Island 3 taken in Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana in 2013: Able to grow with very little water, they give the surrounding space an eerie and surreal feel, according to Moon who describes the baobabs as more like creatures than trees.

A remarkable, 14-year photo project documents the world’s oldest trees

The Baobabs of Kubu Island 3 taken in Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana in Able to grow with very little water, they give the surrounding space an eerie and surreal feel, according to Moon who describes the baobabs as more like creatures than trees.

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