I am not a Phd in biology so don't go hard on me.when I was walking to home after swimming class I saw a mouse dead and was intimidated by gods wonder but when I reached home I saw the Devil's ivy and my thoughts flung to the 450 year old tree in my city why didnt it die when the mouse did.
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What do you mean by plants don't die? You don't have to have a PhD to comment on this! Haven't you seen dead grass or any dead plant in your life? Some trees have a long lifespan, like the banyan, but they do die. Even turtles have a long life, but that doesn't mean that they don't die.
Plants die of old age too. Trees tend to have a long lifespan but still.... they die of old age.
There are few species that seem to have negligible sensescence such as
- giant tortoise
- greenland shark
- aspen tree root system
and some that even seem to never age (biologically immortalilty) such as
- some bacteria
- some yeast
but you most definitely cannot make such generality as "animals age, plants don't".