The Avenue of the Baobabs in western Madagascar (@ Nigel Pavitt/Corbis)
- According to local legend, these trees were once uprooted and then turned upside-down.""That is why they appear to have roots where branches should be
- To help them survive the long dry seasons, Adansonia grandidieri store water in their trunks.""Thirsty for more information?
- Imagine being on the receiving end of falling fruit from one of these imperious plants.""Perhaps it would be safer to get a virtual view with these pretty pictures?
- These sacred trees grow to more than 30 metres high and are their island\s official national symbol.""Where will you find the Avenue du Baobab?