Articles by Zico Fernandes

Zico is a leather artist who works for a hearing loss website and has a passion for trees

I knew of the Baobab tree as a massive tree somewhere in Africa, but little did I know that for most of my life in Bombay, I had been living among these gentle giants. Both the colleges that I studied in had a Baobab tree within 300 meters, but I never noticed them.  "If a Baobab spoke, man wouldn't understand!" This phrase displays the profound nature of the trees and their existence that has surpassed centuries.Pic: Zico Fernandes Originally from Madagascar, Africa, the Baobab trees are defined by their swollen base - with a girth upto 36 ft - and height…

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