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Climbing Trees for the Sake Of Science

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For Wendy Baxter, being a field researcher of giant Sequoia trees is the ultimate balance between athletic ability and scientific exploration. Taking samples of greenery from trees isn't as easy as it sounds, and climbing stories above the ground on highly specialized equipment allows her and her fellow researchers to access these ancient giants. Find more from Biographic on their website.

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