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If there were alien trees on an alien planet, would they look like this? Maybe! But these are right here on Earth...
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They’re called baobab trees, and they grow on the island of Madagascar. They're some of the weirdest on Earth!
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This isn’t an alien planet… it’s a place called Red Beach, China! The ground is covered with a strange plant...
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Most plants look green, but these plants are full of tiny red flowers. It makes the whole beach look red!
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Spotted Lake, in western Canada, looks like it could be a lake on an alien planet. But why does it look spotted?!
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Each summer, the salty water in the lake dries up, leaving behind a “crust” of salt that creates these little pools.
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It's not everyday you see something like this! The ground is covered in sulfur, a bright yellow mineral. But why?!
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Sulfur is found near volcanoes! This area is next to Mount Dallol, a volcano in the country of Ethiopia, in Africa.
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When sulfur mixes with hot water, it turns the water green. So there are pools of green water all around too!
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When sulfur burns, it gives off a blue flame. So this volcano in Indonesia looks like it's erupting blue lava!
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