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Deep breaths: Man captures video of ‘breathing’ Earth in Canadian town

No, your eyes are not deceiving you: This YouTube video really is capturing the Earth move up and down, similar to a human chest when it is breathing.

Brian Nuttall originally posted the video on a Facebook page for visitors of Noca Scotia to document their adventures — and boy, did Brian have quite the adventure!

The video of the “breathing Earth” was a hit on the page, racking up nearly 100,000 shares, 15,000 likes and 103 comments of users speculating what in the world was going on. The video was then re-posted to YouTube by user Manuel Petitat, where it has been viewed more than a million times.

This weird phenomenon apparently occurs when high winds blow trees planted in soft ground, causing the interconnected roots to move with the tree.

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