BOB GIBBONS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BOB GIBBONS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Camel thorn tree (Acacia erioloba). This tree is a type of acacia, and is found in the arid regions of southern Africa. It has thorny branches, and can reach a height of up to 17 metres. The leaves are grazed on by giraffes, while the seedpods are eating by cattle and camels. Photographed in Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.
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