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360° Climbing Giants | National Geographic


Climb to the top the biggest trees on earth with National Geographic VR. Deep inside Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks a team of scientists are studying how these 3,000-year-old trees are reacting to sudden climate change. This is truly specular journey you’ve got to see to believe.

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This video is a dramatic first hand look at the world from atop some of the planets tallest trees, the sequoia’s in California’s temperate coniferous forest biome.


  • Agricultural & Natural Resources
  • Biological (Life) Sciences


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