The Breathing Forest

If you look it from far away, this forest is just like another forest. But it is different when you walk inside. The surface of the earth will moves up and down like a giant who were sleeping and breathing.

The earth movement up and down is like breathing, then makes this forest called as The Breathing Forest. This unique forest is located in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The Breathing Forest starts to famous since Brian Nuttal recorded it, then uploaded the video to social media. This video has been watched by more than 3 million peoples only in a few days.

Some people supposed that the surface of the forest is moving because of earthquake. Other people said that there are a giant who were sleeping in the forest.

The Explanation

The Breathing Forest

The Breathing Forest

Of course, the surface of the forest is not moving because of earthquake or because of a sleeping giant. This movement was created by the wind blowing.

The wind eventually blows in this forest. This condition will causing the trees to moving its body until its roots. And the roots of trees which is intersecting one another will causing the earth surface to moving.

The intersecting roots are located not far to the earth surface, so its movement still can be felt in earth surface.

These roots will still moving even when the wind stops blowing. The movement of the earth surface up and down will be seen like breathing.

The earth surface is not always moves up and down. This movement will be seen when the wind blows with certain speed. Did you want to see this natural phenomenon?


forest forest is a densely wooded area, or land covered with trees and shrubs.
giant giant is someone that’s unusually enormous.
sleeping sleeping is condition where your body being in quiet and inactive restfulness
breathing breathing is the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
supposed supposed means required or under orders
earthquake earthquake is shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
blowing blowing is a process that involves movement of gas
eventually eventually means an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
intersecting intersecting means crossed in the form of an X
certain certain means established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
natural phenomenon natural phenomenon means all phenomena that are not artificial
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