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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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78 Comments (1–25)

grade-78-science10
grade-78-science10 7 years ago

so amazing plant. press big ,when you stand with he,you will feel pretty small.

ZACHARY BRINDLE
ZACHARY BRINDLE 7 years ago

Great photo!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks PetrHajek and Diego!

Diego Mulato
Diego Mulato 8 years ago

What a great pic đź‘Ť

PetrHájek
PetrHájek 10 years ago

Nice one!

staccyh
staccyh 10 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Hazel.

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 10 years ago

Cool

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

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

phaninder
phaninder 10 years ago

Nice

FakawiTribe
FakawiTribe 10 years ago

Wow!!!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

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

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 10 years ago

1 away

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

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

Tj rules
Tj rules 10 years ago

Cool

Tj rules
Tj rules 10 years ago

Lol look at its top !

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks surekha!

surekha
surekha 10 years ago

Gorgeous!! Love these trees!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks outsidegirl.

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 10 years ago

awesome tree!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Jared.

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 10 years ago

These trees are awesome!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Well then, thank you Fyn!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Awesome! Thanks Daniele for choosing this.

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Ifaty, Toliara Province, Madagascar

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

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