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Man plants a forest bigger than Central Park
Posted: 1:49 AM, Jan 25, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-25 08:47:30Z
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<p><<enter caption here>> on October 17, 2012 in Knutsford, England. Summer draws to a close and cooler temperatures bring on the Autumn foliage colours in Tatton Park, Cheshire.</p>
Meet a man who decided to take action in the face of a terrible circumstance.
Jadav Payeng’s island home began eroding, so he decided to take action. In 1979, he began planting trees every day – and now he has created an entire forest.
The forest is now home to tigers, deer and even elephants. Learn more about his story in the video below.
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