The President – A 3,200 years old tree!

Not every tree has a nickname, but ‘The President’ has earned it.

This giant sequoia stands at 247 feet tall and is estimated to be over 3,200 years old.

Imagine, this tree was already 1200 years old when Jesus walked the earth.

Because of its unbelievable size, this tree has never been photographed in its entirety, until now. National Geographic photographers have worked along with scientists to try and create the first photo that shows the President in all its glory.

The trunk of The President measures at 27 feet across!

They had to Climb the tree with pulleys and levers and took thousands of photos.

Of those, they selected 126 and stitched them together, to get this incredible portrait of the President.

And, here it is…

The man standing near the trunk of the tree is a good indicator of the tree’s size.


For more information about The President, click here.

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