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January 28, 2012

Anthro mouse with Ginkgo leaf

Air mouse by ursulav. More info on her website.
Anthropomorphic (or "Anthro") Art is art that gives human characteristics to non-human creatures and beings, phenomena, material states and objects or abstract concepts.

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January 22, 2012

Chinese New Year and Ginkgo leaf


新年快乐
Happy Chinese New Year - Year Of The Dragon.

Photo taken in Chengdu by 半潭秋水 on POCO.cn. More photos with Ginkgo leaves here.

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January 20, 2012

Old Ginkgo with chichi in Nagano pref., Japan



HD-video of an 800-year-old Ginkgo tree in Ikusaka, Nagano prefecture, Japan.
This Ginkgo is a natural monument and has many chichi. The chichi (= mothers's breasts) are seen as a sign of motherhood and a pregnant woman or a mother can pray here to let her have milk for her baby.
Location and more info on this Japanese website.
Video by sio2ki on YouTube.

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January 16, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* Added on my Literature-page: French youth book "Le Ginkgo".
* New topic: read / download book on Ginkgo biloba.

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January 15, 2012

Butterflies and Ginkgo leaves - 2

Handmade butterfly created by 81-year-old Gu Houxin with a leaf of a Ginkgo tree in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province. Gu has so far made over 700 such butterflies by painting coloured patterns on Ginkgo leaves.
Update of my blog post of July 20, 2007.

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January 13, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* Added on my FAQ-page several Ginkgo nurseries in the Netherlands and Belgium.


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January 09, 2012

1,200 -year-old Ginkgo in Takayama, Japan



This HD-video shows a huge Ginkgo tree of over 1,200 years old.
Location: Kokubunji Temple in Hida Takayama City, Japan.
Video by Takayamajapan on YouTube.


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January 06, 2012

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New photo + video photospecial page: Ginkgo biloba trees in Amsterdam.

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January 04, 2012

Archaeopteryx and Ginkgo



Late Jurassic period, c. 150 million years ago: drawing of Archaeopteryx , the oldest bird (or is it a dinosaur closely related to the origin of birds?), sitting on a Ginkgo tree branch (leaf form not correct, read my Fossils-page). Click on picture to see an enlargement.
Drawing from DinoGoss website.


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January 02, 2012

Detective Conan manga and Ginkgo leaves



Japanese Detective Conan manga. See many Ginkgo leaves in this video scene about a first love symbolized by the Ginkgo leaf.
Video by Theranlove2 on YouTube.

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