Do you ever get tired of having company? We all need some personal space from time to time. Well, guess what? So do some trees. Certain tree species don't allow their crowns to touch. This "canopy disengagement," or crown shyness, forms a striking pattern—one which scientists don't fully understand.
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Trees in the Dancing Forest (also called the Drunken Forest) twist into curving patterns instead of standing straight. 00:16
Humans can "train" trees to grow in certain ways. 01:18
The Crooked Forest is full of trees with 90-degree bends at the bases of their trunks. 02:09
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