The two that stuck with me were;
Sequoias are an Ancient Species that flourished across all of North America 2500 Million Years ago, when everything was big, like, for instance, Insects with 2 ft wingspans. And Dinosaurs. Now they are so rare that in a full day of directed searching in a massive forest with guidance from experts, I could only count 48 of the giant individuals forced into a tight ecotone on the side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The require forest fires to propagate their seeds. Every 10 to 20 years will do.
To me this brings to mind a dramatic image of Earths Natural History much less tranquil and stable than we sometimes believe, and the harsh justice of climate change on those unable to adapt.