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The rainbow eucalyptus - a real tree whose bark changes depending on the season.

Moe of Mother Nature's art: Rainbow eucalyptus. >> Previous pinner says: Saw one of these in Costa Rica and I thought people were pulling my leg! It is such an awesome tree!

Scary and human like

Angel Febrero, captured a pair of trees in his native Spain that resemble spiders. The manipulated symmetrical snaps were taken on the island of Extremadura, with the extended branches on either side much like the insect's legs as it preys on its victims.

Rainbow Eucalyptus" Hana, Maui, Hawaii The unusual phenomenon is caused by patches of bark shedding at different times. The different colours are therefore indicators of the age of the bark: Freshly shed outer bark will reveal the bright green inner bark. This darkens over time and changes from blue to purple and then reaches orange and maroon tones.

The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones