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World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in

The Pando aspen clonal colony

The tree called the Pando aspen (green bands at hill’s base and midsection) has an estimated 47,000 trunks and weighs 59 million kilograms, but it is dwindling. Credit: Lance Oditt, Studio 47.60 North

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Nature 562, 462 (2018)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-07066-w

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