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Confiscated Plants Get 2nd Life

U.S. Customs officials confiscate many smuggled plants at ports of entry—mostly orchids, as well as cacti and succulents. Many of those plants get a second life at designated Plant Rescue Centers, like the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C.

VIDEOGRAPHERS: Jason Kurtis and Hans Weise
SENIOR PRODUCER: Jeff Hertrick
EDITOR: Jennifer Murphy

via National Geographic.

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“Botticelli’face”//”Visage de Botticelli” by andy-jean
I am a great admirer of Botticelli. The grace of his characters, their sensuality diffuse and ambiguous, are for me an ideal of beauty, who awakens my senses.
Je suis un fervent admirateur de Botticelli. La grâce de ses personnages, leur sensualité diffuse et ambiguë, sont pour moi un idéal de beauté, qui éveille mes sens.

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“Botticelli’face”//”Visage de Botticelli” by andy-jean

I am a great admirer of Botticelli. The grace of his characters, their sensuality diffuse and ambiguous, are for me an ideal of beauty, who awakens my senses.

Je suis un fervent admirateur de Botticelli. La grâce de ses personnages, leur sensualité diffuse et ambiguë, sont pour moi un idéal de beauté, qui éveille mes sens.