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Unless you make a special trek, chances are you’ll never see a Joshua tree — they only grow in the Mojave desert, and even the ones there may be under threat from climate change. Luckily, photographer Sungjin Ahn has put together this lovely time-lapse video so you can appreciate the weird prickly trees in all manner of conditions (mostly sunrise, sunset, and various configurations of clouds, but it’s all gorgeous).

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Obviously you should turn the sound off and play the U2 album of the same name.

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