Weird Places: Europe’s Dancing, Crooked Forests

Hank takes you through the weird, twisted forests of Russia and Eastern Europe, where trees grow at odd angles. What caused trees to grow into big wooden pretzels? Was it wind? Manipulation by woodworkers? Nazis, maybe? See for yourself as Hank explores the possibilities.

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Sources for this episode:
http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2011/05/crooked-forest-of-gryfino-poland.html
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/forests/news-dancing-forests-kaliningrad
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2047406/The-crooked-forest-Fantasy-woodland-come-straight-fairytale.html
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2013/06/the-crooked-forest-of-gryfino-poland.html
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/forests/news-dancing-forests-kaliningrad

The Mysterious Dancing Forest of Kaliningrad


http://www.curonianspit.net/?p=dancing_forest
http://web.archive.org/web/20070809001440/http://www.nps.gov/archive/romo/resources/plantsandanimals/ecosystem/subalpine.html
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