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Las Casas tells how "two of these so-called Christians met two Indian boys one day, each carrying a parrot; they took the parrots and for fun beheaded the boys." This, in turn, allowed increases in the number of people who inhabited each settlement in the Mesopotamian civilization. The Mayan Sacred Tree of Life is a Kapok tree generally referred to as "La Ceiba" in Yucatan and Guatemala, a Spanish common name for the Ceiba pentandra tree; this tree is also known as the Java cotton or Java kapok.

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