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Guiding Light
High Street Canterbury from the old entry gate.
 Young lovers
Colourful Toy Seller
Modern meets Renaissance
Beauty of Ethnicity
Maracatu Caboclinho sete flechas
Large fungus in Cornwall
Rose Ringed Parakeet
improvisation
Sunset
Aspen Oh Aspen Fall
Night River View of Parliament Building, Budapest, Hungary
Mushroom growth on a rock in Sleepy Hollow Cemetary
Zugspitze at blue hour
save  our world
Everybody say goodbye
Convex crab
Bettels
Cusco, Peru
A view from the water in Puerto Rico
1920s era clipper
Navajo girl preparing for the first run of her "Kinaaldá," Coming of Age Ceremony
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Aspen Oh Aspen Fall

Ask someone what is the biggest animal, and most people will correctly answer the blue whale. However, what is the largest living organism? It's the Aspen grove. Each grove of these white-barked mountain trees grow from the same interconnected root system making them all one organism.

TAGS: Aspen, Colorado, Fall, Yellow

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Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
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© Rob Lantz.
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Date Taken: 09.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Aspen, Colorado, Colorado, United States of America