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The Milky Way, Magellanic Clouds and 300-year-old aloe plants in Namibia

The Milky Way, Magellanic Clouds and 300-year-old aloe plants in Namibia

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION] In front of a famous background of stars and galaxies lies some of Earth’s more unusual trees. Known as quiver trees, they are actually succulent aloe plants that can grow to tree-like proportions. … Some of the tallest quiver trees in the park are estimated to be about 300 […]