Making a Giant

January 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/25/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 17, p4
The article offers information on how scientists were cloning giant redwoods. The trees are found at Roy's Redwoods Open Space Preserve in California. According to arborist Peter Andreucci of Bartlett Tree Experts, there are more or less 5 percent of the original old-growth redwoods left because many of the forest have been logged. David Milarch of the Champion Tree Project suggested the cloning of redwoods.


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