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The word 'angiosperm' here is a key to understand the idea. This is not the tallest tree alive, but is the tallest flower bearing tree registered alive. At least for some time. They should have discussed it extensively before to make the announcement.

I bet that a drone could do the measuring job also.




> I bet that a drone could do the measuring job also.

Yes, if you cut down all the trees around it ...




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