Greece Wildfires Destroy Ancient Olive Tree That Was 2,500 Years Old

The catastrophic fires in Northern Evia, burned not only thousands of acres of virgin forest, but also the ancient Olive grove of Rovia, with the 2,500 years old olive tree among the victims.

Ahistoric, 2,500-year-old olive tree on the Greek island of Evia has been destroyed amid ongoing wildfires that have forced thousands of people to flee their homes.

Local resident Apostolis Panagiotou posted images of the tree