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Plant Stories

Long ago, plants ruled our planet. Who knows for certain if they started the way they look today--silent, fragile and immobile.

But set-up a time-lapse movie and you will see strength, movement, and protection. And sometimes, you will catch a flower staring back, observing you.

Are plants mute, just because we don't hear them? Or inconsequential, because we can easily crush them?

Go ahead. Peer into the past. Turn over a new leaf...

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