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8 of the creepiest trees on Earth

By: Katherine Butler on July 16, 2010, 12:30 p.m.
two trees intertwined as if one is choking the other

Photo: nadbasher/Flickr

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The choker

These two trees appear to be entwined in a dance of dominance in the front lawn of an innocuous suburb. It brings to mind a gigantic Bonsai tree, trees that are pruned, defoliated, potted and grafted to create perfect miniature versions of regular-sized trees.