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The Selfish Tree
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The Selfish Tree

‘Sometimes people ask me,’ said the Blue Gum*, ‘Don’t you mind when the termites hollow out your innards, your limbs drop, the parrots chew your skin to make new holes, the moths and beetles tunnel into your wood, and the cicadas suck your sap?’ ‘Yes, I sometimes wonder that,’ said the Squirrel Glider. ‘And I...