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Baobab

Adansonia za

Description:

1000 year old Baobab. Adansonias reach heights of 5 to 30 metres (16 to 98 ft) and have trunk diameters of 7 to 11 metres (23 to 36 ft). This is a link to a spotting showing their large blooms. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/606...

Habitat:

spiny forest

Notes:

Spotted this epic Baobab in Ifaty reserve, north of Tulear in southwestern Madagascar.

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77 Comments (1–25)

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 months ago

Thanks PetrHajek and Diego!

Diego Mulato
Diego Mulato 5 months ago

What a great pic đź‘Ť

PetrHájek
PetrHájek 2 years ago

Nice one!

staccyh
staccyh 2 years ago

Amazing photos Dan! These tree's are beautiful, I like the photo of the blooms as well. Thanks for sharing.

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks Hazel.

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 2 years ago

Cool

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks Fakawi and phanider. BTW love the name FakawiTribe, the lost indian tribe right?! Classic joke!

phaninder
phaninder 2 years ago

Nice

FakawiTribe
FakawiTribe 2 years ago

Wow!!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Sweet, thanks Karen! One more.....

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 2 years ago

1 away

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks Tj. It's taken a while but now this spotting is only 2 favorites away from 100!

Tj rules
Tj rules 2 years ago

Cool

Tj rules
Tj rules 2 years ago

Lol look at its top !

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks surekha!

surekha
surekha 2 years ago

Gorgeous!! Love these trees!

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks outsidegirl.

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 2 years ago

awesome tree!

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks Jared.

Jared_C
Jared_C 2 years ago

These trees are awesome!

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Well then, thank you Fyn!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Dan, you have to thank my wonderful research assistant, Mr. Fyn Kynd :-).
His great choice!

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Awesome! Thanks Daniele for choosing this.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Congrats Dan, your spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/5213915...

dandoucette
dandoucette 3 years ago

Thank you injica.

Province Toliara, Madagascar

Lat: -23.15, Long: 43.62

Spotted on Jan 2, 2006
Submitted on May 2, 2011

Spotted for mission

Reference

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