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What's hidden among the tallest trees on Earth? - Wendell Oshiro

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When Stephen Sillett was a boy, he took to the forests of Pennsylvania with his brother and grandmother. Looking up into the dense branches and leaves, his curiosity was piqued: What was hidden up there? Wendell Oshiro tells the story of an adult Sillett’s bold (if not a little dangerous) exploration of the canopy of an ancient redwood and details some of the fascinating discoveries he made.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Wendell Oshiro
  • Director Jonathan Trueblood
  • Animator Kristofer Boban, Brandon Chamberlain, Nathan Poljak
  • Producer Andrea Sertz Jew
  • Composer Joshua Smoak, Alex Admiral Collier
  • Script Editor Addison Anderson
  • Narrator Michelle Snow

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