This tree was originally found walking thru the Wertheim Refuge looking around and it popped out and had to be photographed. There doesn’t seem to be any reason for the tree to grow like this. We made this an annual event.
Geological map and cross-section of the Rising Star cave system. (A) Geological Map showing the distribution of chert-free dolomite and fracture systems controlling the cave. Inset shows the location of the Cradle of Humankind in southern Africa; (B) Northeast-Southwest, schematic cross section through the cave system, relative to several chert marker horizons; (C) Detailed map of the Dinaledi Chamber showing the orientation of the floor and the position of the excavation and sampling sites.