The banyan is actually a variety of a fig plant that germinates in the branches of trees. It sends down aerial rootlets that germinate upon hitting the ground and spread out into a grove-like appearance.

Banyan

The banyan is actually a variety of a fig plant that germinates in the branches of trees. It sends down…

The lemur (Latin, lemures, ghosts) get their name from the fact that their movements are noiseless, and are made mostly in the night. They live in troops, clinging to branches of trees. They eat fruits, eggs, insects and birds.

Lemur

The lemur (Latin, lemures, ghosts) get their name from the fact that their movements are noiseless,…

The kalong bat can have a wingspan up to five feet. Its head is like that of the fox, and it lives primarily on fruits. They live in groups in trees.

Kalong Bat

The kalong bat can have a wingspan up to five feet. Its head is like that of the fox, and it lives primarily…

The jaguar can spend a great deal of time in trees, but are known to also hunt fish. They range from S.W. US to Argentina.

Jaguar

The jaguar can spend a great deal of time in trees, but are known to also hunt fish. They range from…

The kinkajou lives in S. America and spends most of its life in trees. It hunts at night for insects and fruits. It has a strong muscular tail that it uses to hold on to tree branches and it has a long tongue that it may use to gather honey.

Kinkajou

The kinkajou lives in S. America and spends most of its life in trees. It hunts at night for insects…

The magnolia, in the southern part of the US, is characterized by its splendid blossoms, which give the most enchanting appearance to the forests where it is found.

Magnolia

The magnolia, in the southern part of the US, is characterized by its splendid blossoms, which give…

They are among the most prized of trees for park and street planting, and nearly all of them become finely colored in autumn.

Sugar Maple

They are among the most prized of trees for park and street planting, and nearly all of them become…

The pine marten lives most of its life in trees, but does hunt on the ground. It feeds primarily on mice, squirrel, birds, frogs and fish.

Pine Marten

The pine marten lives most of its life in trees, but does hunt on the ground. It feeds primarily on…

Nightingale, a small creeping bird seen running up and down the trunks of trees, getting its name from its habit of hatching open nuts it has previously wedged in the bark of trees, (Beach, 1909).

White-breasted Nuthatch

Nightingale, a small creeping bird seen running up and down the trunks of trees, getting its name from…

Oaks are easily recognized by their characteristic leaves and especially by their peculiar fruit, the well-known acorn.

Oak

Oaks are easily recognized by their characteristic leaves and especially by their peculiar fruit, the…

Olive has been cultivated from the earliest times chiefly for its oil, which is obtained from the fruit by pressure.

Olive

Olive has been cultivated from the earliest times chiefly for its oil, which is obtained from the fruit…

Orange. All the species of the genus are natives of tropical and subtropical Asia, but are now extensively cultivated throughout the warmer regions of the world.

Orange

Orange. All the species of the genus are natives of tropical and subtropical Asia, but are now extensively…

This type of lizard uses their wings like a parachute when they throw themselves upon their prey from the tops of trees.

Flying lizard

This type of lizard uses their wings like a parachute when they throw themselves upon their prey from…

This type of lizard lives on trees, clinging to the branches by their feet and prehensile tails. They feed on insects that they catch by the rapid elongation of their tongues.

Chameleon

This type of lizard lives on trees, clinging to the branches by their feet and prehensile tails. They…

It is not only to seek for food that Woodpeckers make holes in trees, but also to establish their nests, (Figuier, 1869).

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

It is not only to seek for food that Woodpeckers make holes in trees, but also to establish their nests,…

Like Woodpeckers, they can hang upon trees, and sustain themselves in a vertical position for a long time; but they are incapable of climbing (Figuier, 1869).

Wryneck

Like Woodpeckers, they can hang upon trees, and sustain themselves in a vertical position for a long…

Like Woodpeckers, they can hang upon trees, and sustain themselves in a vertical position for a long time; but they are incapable of climbing (Figuier, 1869).

Wryneck

Like Woodpeckers, they can hang upon trees, and sustain themselves in a vertical position for a long…

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the trunk or in hollows of trees.

Creeper

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the…

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the trunk or in hollows of trees.

Creeper

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the…

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the trunk or in hollows of trees.

Creeper

The Creepers are small climbing birds which live and build their nests in the holes they bore in the…

Nuthatches can climb down trees headfirst.

Nuthatch

Nuthatches can climb down trees headfirst.

The nutcracker has a straight bill for penetrating under the bark of trees in search of insects, (Figuier, 1869).

Nut-cracker Crow

The nutcracker has a straight bill for penetrating under the bark of trees in search of insects, (Figuier,…

Egyptian scene with building and palm trees

Egyptian scene

Egyptian scene with building and palm trees

The leopard has the power of climbing trees. This is what neither the lion nor the tiger is able to perform.

Leopard

The leopard has the power of climbing trees. This is what neither the lion nor the tiger is able to…

The jaguar can spend a great deal of time in trees, but are known to also hunt fish. They range from S.W. US to Argentina.

Jaguar

The jaguar can spend a great deal of time in trees, but are known to also hunt fish. They range from…

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long tongues.

Giraffe

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long…

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long tongues.

Giraffe

Tall-necked mammal found only in Africa. They travel in herds and browse from the trees with their long…

Lumberjacks cutting down trees.

Lumberjacks

Lumberjacks cutting down trees.

Lumberjacks hauling logs.

Lumberjacks

Lumberjacks hauling logs.

Roman goddess of fruit trees.

Pomona

Roman goddess of fruit trees.

Giant oak with man.

Oak tree

Giant oak with man.

Lake with trees and mountains in distance.

Lake

Lake with trees and mountains in distance.

Roots which never reach the ground are produced by certain plants whose seeds, lodged upon the boughs or trunks of trees, grow there and make an epiphyte, or an air-plant.

Orchid Root

Roots which never reach the ground are produced by certain plants whose seeds, lodged upon the boughs…

The koala spends the majority of its time in trees.

Koala

The koala spends the majority of its time in trees.

Girls walking down the street.

Girls

Girls walking down the street.

Frame of foliage with a banner at top.

Foliage frame

Frame of foliage with a banner at top.

Border with two strange characters and trees.

Fairy tale border

Border with two strange characters and trees.

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

Aqueduct Near the Battle-Field of Chapultepec

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

Groups of people gathered on the shores of a river.

Fort Donelson After Its Surrender

Groups of people gathered on the shores of a river.

A brick building, where a battle would later take place.

Hanover Courthouse, Virginia

A brick building, where a battle would later take place.

Mill, with a man standing and a man on horseback in the foreground.

Scene of the Battle of Gaines' Mill

Mill, with a man standing and a man on horseback in the foreground.

Depiction of the battle of Gettysburg.

Battle of Gettysburg

Depiction of the battle of Gettysburg.

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Bombardment of Fort Wagner

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Prisoners eluding capture.

Prison and Escape

Prisoners eluding capture.

Union forces crossing a river.

Sherman's March to the Sea

Union forces crossing a river.

Soldiers outside a few tents.

Winter Scene in Camp

Soldiers outside a few tents.

This female parasitic wasp has a strong boring ovipositor for laying eggs in holes she drills in trees.

Ichneumon

This female parasitic wasp has a strong boring ovipositor for laying eggs in holes she drills in trees.

This female parasitic wasp has a strong boring ovipositor for laying eggs in holes she drills in trees.

Ichneumon

This female parasitic wasp has a strong boring ovipositor for laying eggs in holes she drills in trees.

Walnut, a genus comprising seven or eight species of beautiful trees of the Juglandaceae order.

Walnut

Walnut, a genus comprising seven or eight species of beautiful trees of the Juglandaceae order.

The scale bugs, or bark lice, are very injurious to trees: some of them are among the worst pests of the fruit grower. These scale are on Osage Orange.

Scale

The scale bugs, or bark lice, are very injurious to trees: some of them are among the worst pests of…

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage. This is the larva.

Tree Borer

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage.…

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage. This is the pupa.

Tree Borer

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage.…

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage.

Tree Borer

The Hickory tree-borer is among many beetles whose larvae bore into trees, where they do great damage.

The shrikes are hawklike in appearance and in habits, having a hooked beak and sharp claws. They impale their prey on thorns of hedges and trees.

Shrike

The shrikes are hawklike in appearance and in habits, having a hooked beak and sharp claws. They impale…

Lizards are good climbers and fast runners, and usually live in trees. Some can change their skin color to mimic their surroundings.

Lizard

Lizards are good climbers and fast runners, and usually live in trees. Some can change their skin color…

There are many types of nuts that grow on trees. They are hard to protect the growing embryo encased within.

Nut

There are many types of nuts that grow on trees. They are hard to protect the growing embryo encased…

Limes grow on trees in tropical regions.

Lime

Limes grow on trees in tropical regions.