Credit: CLOUDS HILL IMAGING LTD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Autumn leaf skeleton. Zoom-in footage of the skeleton of an autumn leaf on a black background. When a leaf falls from a tree, it is cut off from the supply of water that kept it alive. It shrivels up and dries out, turning from a flexible structure to a brittle one. The leaf material will be broken down by bacteria and fungi to form a leaf mould, returning nutrients to the soil. As the leaf rots away, the skeletal structure of the leaf veins is exposed.

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Autumn leaf skeleton

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Duration: 00:00:19.06

Frame size: 768x576

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 224.5M

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Capture format: Betacam SP

Frame size: 720x576

Codec: DV - PAL

Interlaced: Yes

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