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10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete

"The toborochi tree (Ceiba speciosa) in Bolivia.A common name for the toborochi in Spanish is arbol botella (bottle tree),and the trees are sometimes called palo borracho (drunken stick) because as they age they begin to look disheveled and the upper trunk becomes distorted."

6 Creepy Myths And Legends That Have Survived To This Day

~~Vibrant red and green aurora borealis above the birch tree forest in Fairbanks, Alaska by Patrick J Endres~~

Aurora borealis and birch trees |

3,200 Year Old Tree Is So Massive It’s Never Been Captured In A Single Image. Until Now. Cloaked in the snows of California’s Sierra Nevada, the 3,200-year-old giant sequoia called the President rises 247 feet. Two other sequoias have wider trunks, but none has a larger crown, say the scientists who climbed it. The figure at top seems taller than the other climbers because he’s standing forward on one of the great limbs.

  • Linda Boag Moores

    The trunk is 27 feet wide and the his mighty branches hold 2 billion needles, the most of any tree on the planet. On top of that, he still adds one cubic meter of wood per year – making him one of the fastest growing trees in the world. Giant sequoias exist in only one place, where The President and smaller trees that make up his “House” and “Senate”, reside. It took 32 days and the piecing together of 126 separate photos.


One calm tree - Rob Dickinson

Beautiful Nudgee Beach, Queensland Australia

Polo Pixel: Nudgee Beach, Queensland Australia

Adansonia Grandidieri or Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, not only do they look like bottles, but the trees typically store around 300 liters of water! No wonder why they often live over 500 years!