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FIBONACCI -- Fractal Pattern found in nature -- Socotra Archipelago, Yemen

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The desert rose in Socotra, a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean: “The most alien looking place on earth”. Might make an interesting anniversary jaunt... http://weddingmusicproject.bandcamp.com/album/wedding-processional-songs-for-brides-bridesmaids

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A remnant forest of endemic dragon's blood trees on the island of Socotra, Yemen. Photo: Trevor Cole via 500px

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The mysterious island of Socotra…

Impressive, even though there are three pictures of the same tree. Not helping sell that diversity guys.

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Socotra Island , Yemen "the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean"- blood dragon trees and the desert rose. Has 700 species of fauna and flora found nowhere else on earth. See http://www.wayfaring.info/2008/10/04/socotra-island/

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Socotra

Socotra Island, Yemen. Socotra is a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean. The largest island, also called Socotra, is about 95% of the landmass of the archipelago. The island is very isolated and through the process of speciation, a third of its plant life is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as the most alien-looking place on Earth.

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Homhil (Socotra) - Adenium obesum. See? The poor thing is quite hideous until the leaves and flowers come up!

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