2. Sandbox tree, or Hura crepitans
- Name: Hura crepitans
- Nickname: Sandbox tree
- Superpower: Exploding fruit with seeds
- Curious facts: The trunk of this tree looks unearthly thanks to huge conical spikes that it uses for self-defense. Its flowers give pumpkin-shaped fruits that open into segments with a loud explosive sound, and throw the seeds up to 46 feet away from the tree.
- Location: This tropical tree is native to the regions of North and South America.