PHOTOS: Living Tree Bridges In A Land Of Clouds

A single Ficus elastica tree forms the backbone of a double-decker bridge near the village of Nongriat in the Indian state of Meghalaya.

In the Indian state of Meghalaya, one of the wettest places on Earth, villagers are separated by rivers and valleys. To stay connected, they coax tree roots to grow together into living bridges.

(Image credit: Prasenjeet Yadav)

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