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Did you read about ‘dinosaur trees’ saved in a secret firefighting mission over summer? Well, these mysterious trees are turning up in backyards in 27 different countries.
Wollemi pines once covered prehistoric Australia.
Wollemi pines have survived for hundreds of millions of years. Once covering Australia, they now survive in a few isolated spots – but they’re coming back in a big way.
Wollemia pine pollen cone. Wollemia pines (found in the wild only in Australia) are one of the most ancient tree species in the world, dating back 200 million years.
Australia is home to some of the oldest trees in the world. But how do they live so long?
Woodenbong at sunrise: could a Yowie really be lurking in the surrounding woods?
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You might think the idea of a Yeti is far-fetched, but don’t tell that to Oxford University Professor Bryan Sykes - or to the locals in Australian towns like Kilcoy and Woodenbong. Sykes created a global…