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An Air Of Antiquity

Patriarch Grove, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California

The rising sun lit the sky, while I lit the tree with my flashlight. I love these trees for their character and tenacity. They survive where no other trees do, with an annual growing season of only about 45 days. Climate change seems to be affecting these amazing patriarchs, but exactly how isn't clear.

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