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Old Today, 05:32 PM
 
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Some good news for Australia in their fire crisis:

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Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

"CANBERRA, Australia — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday...... These pines outlived the dinosaurs ...... The Wollemi Pine is a particularly important species and the fact that this is the only place in the world where they exist and they exist in such small numbers is really significant......."
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Old Today, 06:20 PM
 
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Australia has so many truly endemic species. The fires are probably going to end up being a lot more tragic than we realize now.
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Old Today, 06:59 PM
 
Location: British Columbia ~🌄 ☀️ ♥ 🍁 ♥ ☀️🌄~
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Australia has so many truly endemic species. The fires are probably going to end up being a lot more tragic than we realize now.

I know. It's just so .... very, very heart breaking .... that's all I have words for.
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