Artists in India's Bihar state are painting images of Hindu deities on trees to save them from being cut down and to protect the environment.
Using a tribal art form called Madhubani - which takes its name from a district - they are decorating tree trunks with colourful paintings.
The subjects of the 16th century art are usually Hindu gods and goddesses like Krishna, Radha, Durga and Saraswati. The artists hope that the drawings would deter god-fearing Indians from cutting the trees.
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