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Oak Tree

Posted by kate , Feb 24,2005,01:36       Forum

Is it possible for a lightning bolt to hit an oak tree branch so that the oak tree branch show's no sign of external damage but the branch has an internal fracture ? If there is no visible sign of damage on the outside how do we know that oak trees are safe to walk under ?


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