baobab tree


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baobab tree

- Is so thick—up to 30 feet across—that some African tribes hollow them out so families can live inside.
See also related terms for thick.
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At the centre of the new enclosure is an aviary with a mix of bird species perching on an imitation baobab tree and watering hole, including trumpeter hornbills, Madagascar teal and black-crowned night herons.
There is a problem when rapacious vulture leaves its place on the baobab tree to feed in the easy nest of the dove.
The South African Arts and Culture minister Nathi Mthethwa tweeted: "A baobab tree has fallen, the nation has lost a one of a kind.
The famous Baobab tree is the national symbol of Madagascar.
Look at that Welwitschia mirabilis, that Baobab tree, let them talk to you; listen to a TED talk about drought-tolerant crops.
The mystical qualities of the large baobab tree (also referred to as the "upside-down tree) are celebrated throughout Africa.
Ginger and the fruit of the baobab tree were also commonly eaten.
In association with Heitland Cosmetics, this well-known skincare brand has come up with an intensive anti-aging treatment in the form of Baobab Cream that contains an innovative, top-quality ingredient extracted from the fruit of the African baobab tree.
When beta-glucans are blended with two other fiber sources, psyllium and fruit from the African Baobab tree, the combination offers powerful immune metabolic, and intestinal support.
The Tana Forum is structured around the ancient African concept of sitting under the baobab tree and working out differences peacefully.
Davy has transformed the inside of Meerkat Manor, the heated indoor den, with a desert-themed mural on the three plain walls, featuring acacia trees, rocks and a baobab tree.
00 Zarafa [PG] Under a baobab tree, an old man tells a story to the children around him: The story of the everlasting friendship between Maki, a little boy aged 10, and Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe.