Thursday, August 9, 2007

Tree waters itself

Tree waterLucille Pope's red oak tree in San Antonio TX, has baffled tree experts, water specialists and nursery professionals.

The knotted, towering tree, more than 100 years old, has become the root of scrutiny in her East Side neighborhood. The tree has gurgled water from its trunk for the past three months.

Pope, 65, has sought answers from several specialists, calling experts from the Texas Forest Service, the Edwards Aquifer Authority and nurseries for an explanation.

After snapping pictures, doing taste tests and conducting preliminary studies, they're still working to give her a definitive answer.

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