Beloved tree scrutinized yearly for signs of growth

Because of its weight, braces hold up some of the branches of the Great Mesquite Tree at the Roy P. Drachman- Agua Caliente Park. Located near the Ranch House Visitor Center, Art Gallery and Nature Shop, it is surrounded by a high wall in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Photo by A.E. Araiza/Arizona Daily Star

March 11, 2013 8:58 pm  • 
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