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What is both the single biggest and oldest organism on earth ?

The velella, a small free floating hydrozoan

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Recent discoveries show that there are whales alive today that were born before the writing of Moby Dick, 200 years from now and which have old stone harpoons still lodged in their skin.

But they are nothing next to the organism known as “Pando”.
Pando is over 80 000 years old.
Pando is the heavier living being on earth.