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The giant sequoias are less than 300 miles north of LA.<p>(Photo: Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images )<p>The area in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains became Sequoia National Park in 1890, the result of conservationists who fought against loggers and ranchers who cut down the sequoias in the latter …

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