Back From Extinction

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

Wilson da Silva
May 17 · 11 min read
The hidden canyon where groves of prehistoric Wollemi pines were found [New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service]

I 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…