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Deep in the rainforests of the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown. For more than 500 years locals have guided roots and vines from the native Ficus Elastica (rubber tree) across rivers, using hollowed out trees to create root guidance systems.

the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown. For more than 500 years locals have guided roots and vines from the native Ficus Elastica (rubber tree) across rivers, using hollowed out trees to create root guidance systems.

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"Umshiang Double-Decker Root Bridge" in Cherrapunji, India. Living bridges made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree.

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200 years old root bridges in Meghalaya subtropical forests, India (by sidetrekked).

200 years old root bridges in Meghalaya, subtropical forests, India. Natives teach their children how to train the roots to grow to form a living bridge. FAR stronger than a constructed bridge.

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