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The banyan tree... roots from every branch curl around the trunk, which eventually dies but the tree lives on because of its roots in many places

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10 Most Fascinating Tunnels

This unusual tunnel can be seen in California's Sequoia National Park. The drive is cut through the tree trunk of a Sequoia which fell in 1937. Instead of removing it from the road, the park administration decided to cut a tunnel in it. It's 5.18 m. (17 ft.) wide and 2.44 m. (8 ft.) high.

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Castle in the Trees Art Print

if we could create "Castle in the Trees" by Rachel Caldwell ... my son would probably want to live there :)

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I was at this tree my self #takemeback- 2,000 year old tree in South Africa called The Tree of Life. The boabab tree.

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Daily Afternoon Randomness (49 Photos)

The Baobab Tree is known as the tree of life, with good reason. It can provide shelter, clothing, food, and water for the animal and human inhabitants of the African savannah regions. The tree can store hundreds of litres of water. Mature trees are usually hollow, providing living space for many animals and humans. Trees are even used as bars, barns, wine and beer shops and more.

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The Crooked Forest, Gryfino, Poland. This grove of 400 pine trees was planted circa 1930, when its location was still within the German province of Pomerania. It is believed that a tool or technique was used to deliberately make all the trees bend in the same direction (north), but the method & motive are unknown. One theory is that tanks rolled over the young trees in WW!! snapping their trunks but not killing them. The mystery is part of the attraction

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Drill a hole in the bottom of your (real) Christmas tree & it'll soak up the water a lot faster therefore keeping the tree healthier for longer!

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Feeling Small on The Avenue of the Giants

Standing in awe of The Dyerville Giant, one of the largest trees in the world. When the tree fell over in a storm back in 1991, you could hear it for miles around. It sounded like a train wreck. See this magical forest for yourself: Plan a getaway to the "Avenue of the Giants", in Northern California's Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It's an essential stop on any California road trip!

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The Seven Year Cycles on the Tree of Life

(not my caption) The Tree of Life, also called Jacob's Ladder. This is a Kabbalistic image but interestingly, the spheres in the tree overlay the flower of life 'sacred' geometric form and therefore represents a Primal Pattern of Nature.

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