01/01/2012 01:20 pm ET

2011 Time Lapses: The Best Nature Videos Of The Year

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.

If you can't get enough of the best of the natural world in 2011, check out these pictures of auroras and these fascinating photos of meteor showers and eclipses.

Check out some of the best nature time lapse videos of 2011 and vote for your favorites.

Top Nature Time Lapses Of 2011(CLONED)

For more on the best of 2011, visit AOL's Best of 2011