April 2, 2013
The fossilized trunks of an extinct tropitcal forest lure seekers to the Petrified Forest National Monument.
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Petrified Forest lays reveals violent past to a warm-blooded pair of survivors
The wind blew. The planet spun. The light faded And all the while I stood pondering fate on a ridge above the crystallized corpse of a lost world on a ridge in the Petrified National Forest.