The deadliest beast is a tree - Manchineel

Manchineel tree

Afraid of wild animals? Well... here is a tree that could be more dangerous. Manchineel trees have developed a very effective protection system. You can barely stand close to them. 

  • If you stand under it during rain, it will burn your skin severely.
  • If you burn the wood, the smoke makes you blind.
  • If you eat its fruit (that by the way looks like an apple) you will die.


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