How Full Grown Trees Are Dug up and Transplanted

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It's called a tree spade -- a piece of heavy equipment previously unknown to me but apparently widely available. Here's one in Berwick, Australia slicing into the earth several feet below the surface, then carrying then entire mass down the road.

-via Joe Carter

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I've seen these before. They can't handle a tree much bigger than 10' or 15' tall, but they're cool to watch. And every bit as reminiscent of sandworms as you would imagine.
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