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The Sagole Baobab: still a mighty champion

Last December I visited the Sagole Big tree which is looking more magnificent than ever.  Located in Vendaland, Limpopo Province, The tree has been carbon dated as being 1200 years old!

Sagole Tree Dec 2014 with copyright

It is the biggest baobab in the world.  It has a girth of 37 m and a height of 22 meter and its crown measures 38 meters in width.  It has a huge hollow into which 10 people can comfortably fit. The Sagole tree is also noted for being home to a rare colony of Mottled Spinetails. We are so privileged to have this tree in South Africa.

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