Thursday, February 21, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

There is no other habitat like this in the whole world - tides bring the salty sea water 6 km far into the enormous...

Centurion – the tallest eucalyptus tree

The tallest eucalyptus tree - Centurion - was found in an unconventional way – from an airplane. Tasmanian forest are not common ones – they...

Cavannagh Cave

Today Cavannagh Cave is a small, rather unsighty cave in the limestone cliffs of Katouche Valley. This is the most likely place where in...

Uet era Ongael

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Pakari Brikshya

Not too far from the sacred Lumbini is found a giant and sacred tree - Pakari Brikshya. Circumference of its trunk may reach 20...

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 -...

Triarius

Next to the highest known eucalypt - Centurion in August 2008 there was discovered another tree giant - Triarius. Triarius is an enormous eucalypt -...

Banyan in Lomteuheakal

In Lomteuheakal village is located a giant and beautiful banyan tree which has one of the thickest trunks in the world. Circumference of this...