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Morty, the corpse flower at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, is expected to bloom over the next 10 days, emitting an odor compared to rotting flesh. When it happens, it will be a rare spectacle: the plant only blossoms every six to 10 years, and only around five bloom in captivity each year worldwide.

One of those rare occurences was July 21, 2013, at the U.S. Botanical Garden, which recorded the bloom. Here, via time-lapse video, is a preview of what the plant at the Botanical Gardens will be doing very soon:

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