Corpse flower finally blooms at Botanical Garden

The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed. Dozens of spectators visited for a chance to get a glimpse of the

The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed.

The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed. (7/28/16)

THE BRONX - The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed.

Dozens of spectators visited for a chance to get a glimpse of the rare act of nature.

Corpse flower blooms in the western hemisphere are extremely rare -- the first happened in the Bronx in the 1930s. The last time one happened in New York was 1939.

There are several smaller, unbloomed corpse flowers growing at the garden.

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