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Wild Things: Life as We Know It

Feathered dinosaurs, white-coated horses, giant redwoods and more...

Sequoias In The Mist

Coast redwoods
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Coast redwoods, which can grow more than 300 feet tall and live 2,000 years, depend on fog, which protects them during droughts. A University of California at Berkeley study suggests the trees may be in trouble: coastal fog in Northern California and Oregon has inexplicably decreased by 33 percent since the early 20th century.

Learn more about coast redwoods at the Encyclopedia of Life.

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