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Weirdest Natural Places: Socotra travel

Technically, Socotra is an archipelago that consists of four islands. However, one of the

islands takes up 95% of the total mass so people usually refer to that island when talking about Socotra. More interesting, though, is the fact that the island has been described as the most alien-looking place on Earth. What gives the island its reputation? It’s the flora. Socotra is kind of like Madagascar, but for plants. It also broke off from the mainland hundreds of millions years ago, forcing life on the island to evolve in isolation. As a result, Socotra has hundreds of plant species found nowhere else on the planet. Read more:
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