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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Baobab

Exceeded in trunk diameter only by sequoias, baobabs are gigantic trees native to Africa, Australia, and India. Some are reputed to be thousands of years old, but their ages are impossible to verify because the wood does not produce annual growth rings. Though wide enough to be hollowed out for dwellings, baobabs are not very tall, and are often called "bottle trees" and "upside-down trees" because of their appearance. What is "the Boab Prison Tree," and how was it once used? More...
ChristopherJohnson
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Fabulous trees. I heard elephants often break up the baobab trunks for their watery pulp, destroying the trees, which is very sad.
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