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      Axel Erlandson under his "4 leg giant". -->Leading arborist of the early 1900s who "grew" his trees into marvelous shapes. #Amazing #Tree #Trees #Weird #Arborist #Icon #Fact #Treecare #TreeGrowth #TallTree #Nature #Travel #Explore #Strange

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