These are hilarious.
Over Thanksgiving I traveled down US395 and the Eastern Sierras, visited ancient thousand-year-old Bristlecone Pines, desert zoos, plus Joshua Tree NP. Some images:
DSCF5161-BristleConePineForest by efchan, on Flickr
Ancient Bristlecone Pine exudes lots of character by efchan, on Flickr...