An exotic 'forest' of trash
US collector makes treasure from waste in California's Mohave Desert, attracting visitors from across world.
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2012 17:29

The old saying that one man's trash is another man's treasure has been exemplified in the middle of the barren Mohave Desert in the US state of California.

A waste collector has used almost everything from buffalo skulls to colourful glass bottles to create his own eccentric version of a forest, which has drawn visitors from across the world. 

Rob Reynolds reports from Oro Grande, California.

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