Bizarre trees with a fascinating history
Olive tree shaped like a hand: This 85-year-old olive tree was brought to Beirut for display by a man from the Lebanese village of Hasbaya.
Buddha in a tree: Found in Wat Mahathat temple in Ayutthaya Thailand there are different theories as of how the head ended up there.
Prison boab tree: Located in Western Australia legend has it that the tree's human-sized knothole was used as a prison cell during the 1890s.
Dragon blood tree: Located in Yemen, this tree is known for "bleeding" red sap.
The Chapel Oak: Le Chêne Chapelle, located in Allouville-Bellefosse, France, dates back to least 800 years .
Son of Tree That Owns Itself: Circa 1832, Colonel William Henry Jackson deeded this oak tree to itself because he had childhood memories of the tree.
The tallest one room house in the world: This tree is located in northern California's Redwood Highway.
Crooked trees: The bent trunks of these pine trees in Gryfino Poland are believed to date back to the early 1930s.
Tāne Mahuta: Tāne Mahuta which means Lord of the Forest in Maorian is the largest kauri tree in New Zealand.
Banyan tree: This tree was planted in 1873 to honor the 50th anniversary of the first Protestant mission in Lahaina, Maui.