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Life bridges the gap in NE India

The living bridges of Cherrapunji, India are made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree. This tree produces a series of secondary roots from higher up its trunk and can comfortably perch atop huge boulders along the riverbanks, or even in the middle of the rivers themselves.

Lots more at  Living Root Bridges

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August 16, 2009 - Posted by | bridges | ,

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