Yesterday I posted some of my favorite animal winners of the Smithsonian Annual Photo Contests. Today I’m highlighting a few of my favorite landscape photos. These winners really have captured the beauty of our planet. Click on the images to find out who these talented photographers are. Look for this year’s batch of finalists to be announced tomorrow.
“Pando, or the Trembling Giant, is a remarkable massive colony of a single quaking aspen tree spread over more than 100 acres in Utah. Every tree in the area shoots from a single organism, and they share a giant underground root system. It’s estimated that Pando collectively weighs 6,615 tons, making it the heaviest living organism on the planet.” (Source)
all of these trees look like they have eyes.
THIS IS THE CREEPIEST THING I’VE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE
Sing it, everybody: “the hills are aliiiive… and they’re eating chiiiiiildren…”