October 26, 2010

Baobab Trees, Madagascar

Photograph by Pascal Maitre, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Avenue of the Baobabs, an area near Morondava protected since 2007, is all that remains of a once thick forest cleared for farmland. Growing 80 feet (24 meters) or more, baobabs are valued for fruit and bark.

See more photos from the September 2010 story "The Pierced Heart of Madagascar."



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