quarta-feira, 18 de dezembro de 2013

Baobab!

This is a Baobab tree. The genus is found throughout Africa, Madagascar, some parts of Asia and in Australia. They are often called "the tree of life". Their trunks often reach 7 to 11 m in diameter and the Glencoe baobab (usually considered the largest in existence) had a diameter of 15.9 m until it split into two parts a few years ago.

A single tree can hold up to 4,500 litres (1,189 gallons) of water.

From I f Love Science 

 

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