California's ancient redwood trees under attack

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California's ancient redwood trees under attack

April 14, 2014 Updated Apr 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM EST

California forest managers are trying to stop chainsaw-wielding poachers who are targeting ancient redwood trees in national and state parks.

The thieves are cutting off the trees' burls - knobby growths prized for their rich wood grains. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.

 

 

 

 

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