Trees and many other flora are not as docile as we believe them to be.

By

Oliver T. Spedding

The well known British poet Joyce Kilmer wrote “I think that I shall never see, a poem lovely as a tree.”

Trees are indeed lovely but they also possess a characteristic that can be decidedly nasty.

It appears that these flora are not as docile as we believe them to be. An incident in South Africa is one of many examples…