Photographer Rachel Sussman travels around the world taking pictures of organisms that have been alive for thousands of years, and will still be around long after we're gone — from venerable bushes to bacteria that's survived over 400,000 years.
More information about the organisms, the project, and her travels is available at Sussman's blog.
La Llareta, up to 3,300 years old
Sagole Baobab, 2,000 years old
Clonal Creosote Bush, 12,000 years old
Siberian Actinobacteria, about 400,000 years old
Jomon Sugi Japanese Cedar, 7,000 years old
Lichen R. Geographicum, about 3,000 years old
Clonal Quaking Aspens, 80,000 years old
Underground Forest, 13,000 years old
Welwitschia Mirabilis, 2,000 years old
Clonal Mojave Yucca, over 12,000 years old