Back From Extinction

Thought extinct since dinosaurs roamed the world, the Wollemi Pines were rediscovered, and are now being nurtured back from oblivion.

The hidden canyon where groves of prehistoric Wollemi pines were found [New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service]

IT HAS BEEN CALLED the botanical find of a century: a lonely stand of conifers, the last of their kind and thought to have been extinct for aeons — until three bushwalkers came across them one sunny winter…



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