The Dangerous and Highly Competitive World of Victorian Orchid Hunting | Mental Floss

The quest for orchids once involved fierce rivalries, huge sums of money, and several grisly deaths.

Source: The Dangerous and Highly Competitive World of Victorian Orchid Hunting | Mental Floss

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