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Video: Galapagos of the Middle East

Dragon blood trees and wild pomegranates figure in the Geo Quiz.

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They are just a sample of the flora unique to the islands we are looking for. These islands off Yemen are sometimes described as the Galapagos of the Middle East.

You can see dragon blood trees dotting the landscape. Their bark produces a resin that has been sought after for centuries.

Socotra is the answer to the Geo Quiz.

It is a small island archipelago off the coast of Yemen in the Arabian Sea.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Belgian biologist Kay Van Damme about the island's exceptional biodiversity and the challenge to protect it.

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