Early morning on the east side of Mojave National Preserve's Devil's Playground, with Cowhole Mountain in the background
Date: November 23, 2009, 07h11
I lift up the hood to take a peek inside
A few plants are living inside the engine cavity, including a number of barrel-cactus sprouts. It would be interesting to come back in a couple of years to see if the sprouts continue to grow or if they die off in their confined living space.