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Next 48 hours critical for 2000-year-old giant sequoias in Yosemite

The Washburn fire has been threatening to destroy the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias. Hundreds of firefighters have been working to keep the flames from reaching the trees.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong learns more with Garrett Dickman, a forest ecologist at Yosemite National Park.

 

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