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Root Bridge

Root BridgeBridge Close-up


In Northeast India, there are beautiful strong bridges that are built by the roots of the Ficus elastica (an Indian Rubber Tree) guided by the Betel Nut Trunk to create its structure.  These bridges take 10 – 15 years to create.

Bridge Close-up

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