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The grabbing tree is a minor character in The Backyardigans.
The grabbing tree is an anthropomorphic plant living in the werewolf's forest. It is very ticklish and uses its branches to grab trespassers that try to sneak past it. The tree can speak, as it is shown to laugh when Lab Assistant Austin tickles it. It uses its branches as arms to pick up Mummy King Tyrone.
The grabbing tree resembles a deceased tree, with no leaves. It is mostly dark gray and has many crooked branches.
The grabbing tree has appeared in one episode of The Backyardigans: "Scared of You" from season two.