300-year-old walnut tree is found 1,500 miles away

A giant 300-year-old tree stolen from a Chinese nature reserve six months ago has been replanted after being found by police.

300-year-old walnut tree is found 1,500 miles away

The enormous wild walnut tree has finally been claimed back by Lagou Nature Reserve in Liuzhou, southern China's Guangxi Province, after travelling more than 1,500 miles.

Police have been tracking the tree, which has been valued at 1 million yuan (£100,000), since it was stolen on April 20 this year.

This 26-tonne tree is being returned to the ground after it was stolen more than six months ago

Police have detained ten people in connection with the theft of the wild walnut tree, which has been valued at 1 million yuan (£100,000)

The hickory tree is around 26 tonnes in weight and two metres in diameter, according to Shanghai Daily.

Last Mod: 05 Kasım 2013, 17:07
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