Leave the Wollemi pine alone

Diver, Joanne
April 2002
Australian Geographic;Apr-Jun2002, Issue 66, p37
Discusses the efforts to preserve the dinosaur tree or Wollemi pine which can be found in Wollemi National Park, north-west of Sydney, New South Wales. Human threat on the trees; Report of unauthorized forays near the pines; Description of the tree.


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