Sunday, December 8, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

World’s tallest cypress tree near Bay Langdra Ney

A magnificent tree of incredible size grows at the mountain road leading to Kathok Yoesel Samtenling Monastery. This is a famous cypress tree, which...

Ludlow Tuart Forest

The largest remaining tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) forest in the world, consisting of giant trees of this rare species. Largest trees are up to 33...

Strelley Pool

Here has been found some of the oldest evidence of life on Earth - 3.43 billion years old fossils of sulphur-processing bacteria in fossil...

Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar

Major part of people in the world have seen this sight - if not a photograph, then at least the versions of this view...

Norfolk Island subtropical rainforest

When Captain Cook discovered Norfolk Island in 1774, it was covered with lush subtropical forest. Nowadays only a small part of it remains and...

Clear Lake

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

The Daintree Rainforest

Possibly the oldest rainforest in the world, growing 135 million years. Largest continuous rainforest in Australia, 1,200 square kilometres large, extremely high biodiversity. Contains...

Tree heath south of Freycinet Estuary

Unique biotope with at least 51 endemic species. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.6212 S 113.7770 E Categories: Ecosystems Values: Biology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Western Australia, Gascoyne region, south from...

Loltun Cave

The enormous Loltun Cave in Yucatan is a well-known tourist destination. It has lots of values: here have been found bones of extinct animals,...

Kalambo Falls

Kalambo Falls offer two in one - one of the most spectacular waterfalls in this part of Africa and one the most important archaeological...