Giant Sequoias Face New Danger in Bark Beetles

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Bark Beetles Pose New Threat to Giant Sequoias

Giant Sequoias are found along a 260 mile range on the slopes of the Sierras. Many of the trees are ancient, and face threats like climate change, droughts and wildfires. Bark beetles are now posing yet another challenge.
Reporter:Ezra David Romero, CapRadio

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