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    World's 7 most amazing trees

    Spread among the billions and billions of trees around the world are a few special ones, trees that are, for one reason or another, especially worthy of attenti
    • Rebecca Holden

      The Tree of Life in Bahrain is one of the world's loneliest trees. The mesquite tree sits at the highest point in the barren desert of Bahrain, hundreds of miles from the another natural tree and is thought to have tap roots reaching hundreds of feet down to aquifers. The exact age of the tree is unknown though it's generally believed to be more than 400 years old.

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    Tree of Life (Arabic: شجرة الحياة; transliterated: Shajarat al-Hayah) is a 400-year old mesquite tree in Bahrain which is considered a natural wonder. This unique tree stands alone in the desert about 1.2 miles (two kilometers) from the Jebel Dukhan. The source of water for this tree still remains a mystery. Rumor is that this was the Garden of Eden.

    The Tree Of Life, Bahrain. Oh to such that I could be a lone tree thriving in desert as this does!

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