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Australia | Rare ancient pine specimens in Wollemi NP rescued from bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s Wollemi Pines survived the dinosaurs, and now firefighters have nursed them through the country’s worst bushfires in generations to live another day.

The giant prehistoric trees were thought to be extinct until 1994, when authorities found 200 of them in a national park near the Blue Mountains north-west of Sydney.

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