Posted by: atowhee | July 29, 2021


Above is a damaged, aged walnt near our home. Oe third of its multiple trunk sheared off during last winter’s destructive ice storm. The part of the trunk blocking a street was sawn off, the rest remained, and this month it showed fresh leaves and branches growing upward. But the people who live on the land stepped in. The broken trunk was taken away about a week after I took the two shots above.

This is what could have happened if people had not interfered:

This photo was on Frans de Waal’s public page. He is a well-know biologist and student of animal behavior.

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