Monday, February 24, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

General Grant Tree

Those who have seen this tree say that no images, numbers or descriptions can create the real life impression. General Grant Tree by all...

Tree of Life, Bahrain

May be the mystery status of the Tree of Life in Bahrain is somewhat exagerated - but this vivid, majestic mesquite tree looks magnificent...

Elizabeth Springs

Remote springs in arid region, where over the last 1.8 million years has developed a unique ecosystem with endemic species, such as a fish...

Laysan Island

This small, remote island has a hypersaline lake in its central part and endemic species of animals and plants including endemic duck and finch. Location,...

Giant Tingle Tree

In the southern part of Western Australia is found unique subtropical forest - Valley of the Giants. Here grow some of the largest trees...

Dendrosenecio woodlands on Mt. Kilimanjaro

The amazing Dendrosenecio woodlands near the top of Kilimanjaro mountain belong to the most unusual woodlands in the world. The breathtaking landscape here is...

Moreton Bay Fig in Bellingen

Giant fig tree - Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers.) with a girth of 18 m, 50 m high. In fact these...

Dendroseris neriifolia – one of the rarest trees in the world

One of the most rare trees in the world is Dendroseris neriifolia. There are known only two trees, both growing in eroded ravine -...

Wollemi pine stands

The three only existing populations of Wollemia nobilis pine in deep, inaccessible gorges with less than 100 Wollemi pines remaining. This tree was thought...

Devil’s Den in Florida

Devil's Den is a karst window. Here through a narrow opening opens a view on large subterranean river. In thi ssinkhole were found remains...