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Yggdrasil

November 1, 2014

Well not really, but it’s a tree with Nordic roots so…

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(via Mental Floss)

Tree of the Year

November 1, 2014

An oak said to have sheltered Robin Hood and his merry men, and a yew which spans an area the size of the Royal Albert Hall, are two of the finalists in the “Tree of the Year” competition.

The BBC has a round up, some of these trees are pretty badass.

ickwell

The Ickwell Oak

the major oak

The Major Oak

anckerwyke

The Anckerwyke Yew