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From small moments to big feats, life is human

By: Meredith Darlington on May 9, 2011, 10:41 a.m.
Living fig tree bridges

Photo: BBC Earth

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Living fig tree bridges

Villagers in Meghalaya use the roots of live strangler figs to build living bridges. These roots are so strong that the bridges can hold as many as 50 people. (Text and photos reprinted with permission from BBC Earth)