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Why was it so extraordinary?

The dramatic discovery of an evolutionary line thought to be long extinct is even more remarkable with these tall and striking Wollemi Pine trees growing only 150 km from Sydney, the largest city in Australia. They were found in the extremely rugged Wollemi National Park, a largely undisturbed wilderness area.

Find out more in this clip by ABC Splash:
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