I just stumbled across a great collection of photos showing trees taking control of their surroundings and a few of humans making design and building concessions to our woody brethren.

This one is my favorite:

Imagine how bummed the bicyclist who locked his bike to this tree was when he came back to find it had swallowed it up:

I'm pretty sure this sign says, "Nature will eat you if you linger."

And this one wins the award for best adaptation of a rail-eating tree.

Swing over to Woondu.com to check out the whole collection.

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When trees attack
Trees are vicious, if you give them enough time. Check out this collection of photos of trees (slowly) swallowing up everything in their path.