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Find Out Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall [VIDEO]

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Some may argue that fall rivals springtime as the prettiest season in the Texas Hill Country. And while we may live in the southern part of the U.S., we think that Mother Nature does a pretty good job at turning our part of the world into a painter’s palette of fall color. But why exactly do the leaves change color at this time of the year? Is it change in temperature, fewer hours of daylight, or the amount of rainfall that transforms the rolling hills and ranchland into a blaze of color? The folks at “Scientific American” shed some light on this age old phenomena.

Video by YouTube user Scientific American, 2013.