04 Jul '12, 6am

5 Curiously Strange and Weirdly Awesome Trees

5 Curiously Strange and Weirdly Awesome Trees

5 Curiously Strange and Weirdly Awesome Trees 3 hours ago Nature Photo: Gerry and Bonni Trees, you might say, are only fascinating to fruits and nuts. But these five species are bound to change your mind. Not only are each of them uniquely and beautifully shaped, some have such strange characteristics that they seem to belong to the realm of fantasy rather than real life. Who was it who said that truth is stranger than fiction? 5. Gingko Biloba Photo: Pato Novoa When we talk about extinction and the triassic period, we usually think of triceratops and T-rexes, not trees. Environmental changes, it turns out, can be just as lethal for plants as they are for animals. The tree species Gingko Biloba was nearly wiped out with the dinosaurs, but it managed to survive. It was the only one of 20 varieties to do so. Not only can this tree live for up to a thousand years, it also has...

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