A scary video has surfaced online showing a tree “breathing”. The eerie images of the “heaving” tree have baffled several social media users, who are scratching their heads in search of a possible reason behind the bizarre phenomena.
The short clip was shared by Viral Hog. The incident took place in Calgary, Canada, in June. “Calgary experienced heavy rainfall (100mm expected) and high winds (gusts of 70-90 km/h),” the message read.
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Furthermore, according to Viral Hog, the man, who helps rescue danger trees, recorded the video. “After we knocked down a few in the area that had fallen and hung in other trees, we heard a loud ‘bang’ and saw this tree,” the person said. He went on to explain that the wind blowing made the tree look like it was breathing.
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Since the video was shared, the internet has been baffled. On YouTube, the clip has garnered more than five million views and approximately 44,000 likes.
One user wrote: “This looks like it belongs in weirder stuff, it’s kinda creepy.” Another explained: “The tree has a crack and it is blowing, so if the tree is tilted by the wind, the crack gets bigger.”
A third said, “Strange things there,” while a fourth added, “A tree from HELL!!!!!”
Meanwhile, earlier this year, another social media post featuring water from a mulberry tree left the internet in awe. The clip showed water seeping from the truck of a mulberry tree with no leaves.
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A BBC report later explained that the phenomenon is an annual phenomenon that only lasts a few days. It happens because of underground springs, which overflow during heavy rainfall, creating a high pressure that causes water to gushing from the tree trunk.
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