Silent film by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
“Yosemite National Park, gifted by nature with a grove of SEQUOIAS, also offers fine chances to study plant and animal life.”
Big trees; sequoia grove
Car driving through tree
trunk of “Fallen Giant” tree
Grizzly Giant descriptive sign
Animated labels appear on cross-section of cut trunk showing age of trees and particular rings
VS wildflowers: azales, iris, blue lupine, phlox, dogwood, elephant-head, marsh marigold
science student studying plant
group getting natural history lesson
children on “junior nature school” tour
Man sitting in diorama working on it
birds: jay
california ground squirrel
golden-mantled squirrel
title: “Deer stroll through the campgrounds; they know that here it is safe to make friends with men”
family feeding deer
black bear at feeding pit
bear cubs wrestling
“friendly Yosemite Indians” entertain with dances
“A matchless privilege — to make friends with the ‘natives’ of beautiful Yosemite”

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