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Mysterious landscapes on Socotra Island

2010-06-24 00:28:35 GMT2010-06-24 08:28:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Socotra, an island off the coast of Yemen, is home to hundreds of plants found nowhere else on earth. Over a third of the 800 or so species that can be found on the island are found nowhere else on earth. (Photo Source: sina.com)

Dragon's blood tree(Photo Source: sina.com)

(Photo Source: sina.com)

The Socotran fig(Photo Source: sina.com)

Granite peaks(Photo Source: sina.com)

Lush(Photo Source: sina.com)

Cave(Photo Source: sina.com)

Desert rose tree(Photo Source: sina.com)

(Photo Source: sina.com)

(Photo Source: sina.com)

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