Ring analysis shows Tree 76 is a mere 777 years old—not 1,500
You had us all fooled, Tree 76. Up til now, scientists believed that the tallest redwood in California's Muir Woods was about 1,500 years old, the Los Angeles Times
notes. But the 249-foot-tall giant—or, as the San Francisco Chronicle
now refers to it, "a puerile sprig...