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There’s A Machine That Moves Trees So They Don’t Have To Be Cut Down

Very cool.

It’s always a sad day to see a healthy tree cut down.

Whether it’s standing in the way of new construction or causing damage to existing foundations, if there’s a way to move a tree rather than cut it down, it’s a win.

Happily, for our planet and tree-lovers everywhere, such a machine exists. It’s made by a company called Dutchman, and it essentially functions as a large four-sided spade to dig up trees, along with their roots, and relocate them.

Watch this incredible piece of machinery in action: