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Day 6 of a Nature Challenge week

With this post, there is a hint of the geological thread that has run through earlier nature challenge posts. But pine resin only becomes amber when trees are petrified under alluvial soil for millions of years. Prior to such transformations, it is a very viscous residue secreted by the tree to cover a wound, as in limb loss or insect damage. To humans surviving in a pine forest it is also a sticky plaster for wounds, a ready-made glue, a natural waterproofing, a fire lighter and flaming torch.pine resin drops

AS PART OF THE CHALLENGE RULES, I AM SUPPOSED TO NOMINATE ANOTHER BLOGGER BUT THIS IS THE BIT I DON’T LIKE SO AM JUST HAPPY TO HIGHLIGHT SOMEONE INSTEAD – TAKE A LOOK AT Jithin @ Photra Blogger who hosts a Mundane Monday Challenge seeing ordinary things in a more beautiful way

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