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C MONARCH MUNCHING


 
 
H CARVED WITH LOVE, VIRGINIA
At age 16, Harold and Susan, carved their initials 4 feet above the ground in the bark of a 15-foot-tall tree. Thirty years later they returned to the tree, which was by then 40 feet tall, and to their surprise saw that their initials, now beautifully sculpted, were still only 4 feet above the ground. Increasing height occurs only from terminal tips.

Carving in bark interferes with the flow of water in the xylem, so trees have to compensate by growing extra roots to take in more water. Advice to lovers: “If you want to protect the tree, carve vertically, rather than horizontally!”

Ctenuchidae Moths Mating
Bolivia
 

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