Trees swallowed by sinkhole
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Huge sinkhole swallows tree in US state of Louisiana

22 August 2013 Last updated at 10:17 BST

A massive sinkhole that has been swallowing up land and trees in the US state of Louisiana is being monitored by authorities as it continues to grow.

Homes in the area are not in danger, the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness said.

David Eades has more details.