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Monday, February 23, 2015

A tree in South Africa is making waves all over the world because it looks as if it is bleeding.

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The bloodwood tree gets it’s name because when you cut it down, the red sap flows out of the trunk like blood.

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The tree appears in various African nations such as Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zaire, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.

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The tree’s sap is traditionally used as dye, and some African nations even believe it to contain magical powers.

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