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Uploaded: 11/15/19 4:06 PM GMT
Three Fingered Tree
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AKA--The Claw

While out hunting, I stumbled upon this tree. I could hear something making scratching sounds and I thought it could be a buck rubbing his horns against at tree. When I got to where I heard the sound, there wasn't a buck in site. I did see this tree and it managed to be perfectly still while I stared at it. I sat there for a while and it refused to move. While I was sitting there, a squirrel came down the tree and started to run towards the fingers. I swear one of the fingers twitched and the squirrel did an about face and scampered back up the tree. The wind picked up and a shiver went up my back. As I walked away I heard a sigh of relief, and to this day I'm not sure whether it was the wind, the squirrel or the tree. Strange things happen in the woods.

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::Ramad
11/15/19 7:48 PM GMT
When I see this scene and stare at it I feel that I heard a noise too. I stared at the three fingers and I can swear that I saw it moving slightly. Great shot and good narrative too tick. Don't talk to the tree!
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::tigger3
11/15/19 9:57 PM GMT
What a cool find this was! I enjoyed the narrative too! tigz=^..^=
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::jerseygurl
11/15/19 10:07 PM GMT
Amazing tree and root system Tick - Great find and quite an enjoyable narrative!!!!!!!!!!!
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::trixxie17
11/15/19 10:46 PM GMT
Very unique and interesting find Tick - I'll take your word on the woods thing I don't get into the woods often these days.
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::casechaser
11/15/19 11:41 PM GMT
Tick, your picture moved me to think of our American history and your narrative drifted me off into a spiritual connection; with the land, the tree, and nature herself.
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::biffobear
11/16/19 1:12 AM GMT
Twisted textures look great...R.
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.flanno2610
11/16/19 1:49 AM GMT
a natural sculpture!
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.koca
11/16/19 7:38 AM GMT
Very interesting claw, Tick. I love beautiful and twisted trees.
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::corngrowth
11/16/19 10:34 AM GMT
Owd Fella Tick (OFT), a great and well captured find. Your narrative is an original and excellent one too. As old salt, I don't believe in fairy tales, but you made me doubt now, 😜 !
S+F. Well done and thanks, 👍!
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.Jhihmoac
12/10/19 8:02 PM GMT
Uhh-Ohh! Methinks the Headless Horseman has gone and franchised his operation!

Nice one! Faved...
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