Massive field of tires

Photo: Eric Cabanis/Getty Images

Rubber vs. wood

Despite sharing its home with several thousand used tires, a steadfast tree grows on April 16 in an abandoned 25-acre recycling yard in Lachapelle-Auzac, France.

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Catie Leary ( @catieleary ) is a photo editor at MNN who focuses on travel, nature, science, animals and the arts.