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Saturday, August 29, 2020

A Unique Species Of Orchid Bare A Striking Resemblance To Monkeys


The Dracula Simia or “Little Dragon Monkey” as its translated are a quirky orchid found in the forests of Ecuador, according to the American Orchid Society. Martha Stewart's website says the flowers grow best at altitudes around 6,500 feet.

Besides the hike to see these little guys, the Dracula Simia flowers look like monkeys which is why they were aptly named. Eeerkia Schulz, an amateur photographer, saw the orchids at a flower show in Germany. She told Caters News Agency as cited by The Huffington Post, “When I found these flowers I couldn’t believe how much they looked like monkeys. I can’t believe how lovely they are and everyone that I show pictures of them to are instantly surprised just like me.”

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