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cycads

July 15, 2019

In the stages of plant evolution, the cycads and conifers were more advanced than the ferns . But not as advanced as the flowering plants which would follow at the end of the Jurassic period. Conifers appeared first in the fossil record...

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palms

July 11, 2019

Cape tribulation rain forests are home to many different palms trees . The Wet Tropics World Heritage Rain forests of Queensland are home to more than 3,000 plant species . None embody the word ‘tropical’ more than the palm trees. The...

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vehicles

July 7, 2019

This is my take on vehicles used by cape tribulation horse rides in the modern era . With the inclusion of the electric quads and polaris vehicles  , sustainable we are now moving forward . Cape tribulation horse rides is the first in...

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red cedar

July 6, 2019

The property cape trib horse rides is located on is home to the famous red cedar tree . A much sought after timber in its hay day by timber cutters the red cedar was worth good money . Being used for furniture timber world wide , quite a bit...

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Ficus

July 1, 2019

Worldwide, there are 750 species of Ficus and about 45 native species in Australia. Figs are unique in that the flower is enclosed inside the fruit. If you break a fig open you will notice hundreds of tiny florets. These tiny flowers need to...

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stockman

June 22, 2019

Stockman in this age are far better off that fifty years ago when my father was on cattle stations . Back when you dough a hole it was with a crow bar and shovel and not but thousands of post holes . Most stations would employee contract fence...

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