by Michael dEstries
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Not surprisingly, Michael Jackson’s famous Neverland Ranch is in a sad state of disrepair. The 2,800-acre estate — of which Jackson will reportedly no longer be the owner of soon (he narrowly retains partial-possession) — is slowly being overrun by mother nature; something we quipped last year would make it the perfect farm sanctuary.

Darren Julien, owner of the auction house that is about to sell of the contents of Neverland, wrote down some of his observations on the state of the place after a visit last July. “When I arrived at Neverland,” he writes, “I was surprised to see that it was in shambles. Buildings, amusement rides, industrial equipment, personal automobiles, and Jackson’s personal zoo and Tipi village were falling apart. Gardens and lawns were overgrown. Joe Marcus [Jackson’s chief of security] and Tohme informed us that Jackson had abandoned the property and has not been there since the trial in 2005.”

To see additional photos of mother nature at work, jump here.

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Photo credit: Daily Mail.co.uk


About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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