are trees intelligent 6 minute english

according to suzanne simard, one of the world’s leading tree researchers, trees should be seen as intelligent. neil and georgina talk about trees and how they can communicate and help each other as well as recognise family members.

this week's question
what is the world’s largest currently living tree? is it...
a) a baobab tree
b) a giant redwood tree
c) a sequoia tree
listen to the programme to find out the answer.

family tree
drawing that shows the relationships between the different members of a family

very young plants that have grown from seeds

someone’s children, or the young of an animal or plant

family and relatives (old-fashioned)

ability to act and effect your environment

everything that happens to someone during their life, including what will happen in the future

[cover: getty images]

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are trees intelligent 6 minute english