Friday, May 05, 2006

Illustration Friday: FAT

Watercolor on paper.

Fat Tree: BAOBAB

Baobab tree means " thousand year old tree ". Its growth is, virtually unlimited. Its height does not exceed 10 metres, but its trunk can reach up to 23 metres of circumference. Its roots are tiny and its wood is tender.
The baobab tree is found in areas of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and other tropical African countries where suitable habitat occurs.

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