Analysing redwood species data

Question P2.6.1

The coast redwood tree species, Sequoia sempervirens, includes some of the oldest and tallest living organisms on Earth. Some details concerning individual trees are given in the tab-delimited text file redwood-data.txt (data courtesy of the Gymnosperm database.)

Write a Python program to read in this data and report the tallest tree and the tree with the greatest diameter.

Solution P2.6.1