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Burn Scar in Mature Tree

Caption: This burn scar in a mature tree was caused by understory fire as evidence of fire leakage from surrounding farms into the edge of an Amazonian forest in Mato Grosso state, southeast Amazonia.

Credit: University of Exeter

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