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 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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