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Concrete and Composite Tree - This 30' tall baobab tree is the landmark feature of the Predators of the Serengeti exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. Its trunk has a massive steel frame, encased in sculpted concrete. Its branches have steel frames with composite skins to mimic the leathery bark of these ancient trees.
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Concrete and Composite Tree - This 30' tall baobab tree is the landmark feature of the Predators of the Serengeti exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. Its trunk has a massive steel frame, encased in sculpted concrete. Its branches have steel frames with composite skins to mimic the leathery bark of these ancient trees.
Concrete and Composite Tree - This 30' tall baobab tree is the landmark feature of the Predators of the Serengeti exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. Its trunk has a massive steel frame, encased in sculpted concrete. Its branches have steel frames with composite skins to mimic the leathery bark of these ancient trees.
Concrete and Composite Tree - This 30' tall baobab tree is the landmark feature of the Predators of the Serengeti exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. Its trunk has a massive steel frame, encased in sculpted concrete. Its branches have steel frames with composite skins to mimic the leathery bark of these ancient trees.
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Artificial Tree - This is a view from under the composite branches.

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