When You Were Just A Twinkle In A Cro-Magnon’s Eye is a neat interactive about the oldest living things on our planet.
Here is what it says in its introduction:
So you think you’ve seen it all? Well, in the grand scheme of things, you’re just a baby. There are some creatures on this planet that have lived through many a rise and fall of empires. Some whales alive today were gliding through the ocean’s waters during the U.S. Civil War, and the world’s oldest tree was photosynthesizing while the pyramids were being built. Take a look at six of the oldest living things on Earth.