2. "A man is suing the U.S government, the National Park Service and the San Francisco
Maritime National Historical Park after a 16-pound pine cone fell from a tree and crushed his skull in October 2014."
Bunya pines are not indigenous to the area, the lawsuit notes, and the trees in question are thought to have been planted by park staff years ago. Their seedpods, or pine cones, can grow to enormous sizes, reaching nearly 16 inches in diameter and weighing up to 40 pounds.