If a picture can say 1,000 words, then a time lapse video can speak volumes. Below, we've compiled some of our favorite nature time lapses from 2011.
Seeing everyday occurrences through a time lapse can turn the mundane into the magical and give us a new perspective on the world around us. From the changing light of a sunny day to the passing of clouds and the growth of a massive pumpkin, these time lapses of the natural world are a treat.
Check out some of the best nature time lapse videos of 2011 and vote for your favorites.
For more on the best of 2011, visit AOL's Best of 2011