This 3200 Year Old Tree Is So Huge It's Never Been Captured In A Single Image... Until Now

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  1. Joe Riley

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    It takes a special kind of tree to have a nickname. Cloaked in the snows of California’s Sierra Nevada, the 3,200-year-old giant sequoia called "the President" rises 247 feet.
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    WoW 3,200 years old.... incredible!! if only that tree could talk...

     
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    I've been to the Sequoia National Forest. The one called "General Sherman" is, I think, the biggest. I was really impressed by the size and age of those trees.
     
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    Magnificent aren't they - life would sure be lacking without trees, wonderful to behold :)
     
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    I think it was @Yvonne Smith who posted a thread about if there are still giants living on earth....well I can say after seeing this...there definitely are giant trees living on this earth Yvonne! :) It's a long way to California, but it would be worth the trip to see those trees.
     
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    That's amazing.
     
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    How many tooth pics are in it ??
     
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    One treelion trillion I reckon :p
     
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    Probably close Patsy another answer is many
     
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    Nothing to say but WOW!:)
     
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    I've been there too @Sheldon Scott. Sequoia national park and Kings canyon national Park are only a 1.5 hr drive from my house.

    Yosemite is even closer and takes about an hour drive but mainly because near the park the speed limit is slow.

    I probably have pics of some of the tallest trees on my computer that hasn't been turned on in a couple years.
     
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