Pine beetles killing Crater Lake's signature tree

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Crater Lake Pine Beetles
FILE - This Oct. 2, 2012 photo provided Crater Lake National Park in Oregon shows a stand of dead whitebark pine in the park. The mountain pine beetle has supplanted an invasive fungus as the leading cause of mortality of the trees, which are a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Park botanist Jennifer Beck estimates as many as half the whitebark pine on the park are now dead. (AP Photo/Crater Lake National Park, Jennifer Beck)