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The World’s Largest Living Organism

Constant Wonder
  • Jan 27, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 24:15

Utah is home to the largest living organism on earth: Pando. Latin for “I spread,” Pando is an aspen forest with a massive, interconnected root system. The good news: Pando supports amazing biodiversity and provides an ideal setting for scientific study. The bad news: it’s dying. Guest: Paul Rogers, Director of the Western Aspen Alliance and Adjunct Associate Professor of Environment & Society at Utah State University