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The Curtain Fig Tree, just outside of Yungaburra, is one of North Queensland's largest trees, and a truly impressive sight. The roots drop 15 metres to the ground! Only around an hour and a half's drive from Paronella Park, it's well worth the detour!

The Curtain Fig Tree, just outside of Yungaburra, is one of North Queensland's largest trees, and a truly impressive sight. The roots drop 15 metres to the ground! Only around an hour and a half's drive from Paronella Park, it's well worth the detour!

Strangler Fig Australia, photograph shot on the lower slopes of Wollumbin (Mt Warning NP)

Strangler fig in the rainforest at Mt Warning, NSW

In 1965, a farmer dug up the lower jawbone of a mammoth while in the process of expanding his cellar. Further excavations revealed the presence of 4 huts, made up of a total of 149 mammoth bones. These dwellings, dating back some 15,000 years, were determined to have been some of the oldest shelters known to have been constructed by pre-historic man, usually attributed to Cro-Magnon. the lion camp of the "Mamoutoi". Ukranian river valley

NEANDERTHAL Huts from Mamoth Hunters, the lion camp of the "Mamoutoi". Neanderthals controlled fire, constructed complex shelters, and skinned animals. In the Ukraine, evidence of a Neanderthal structure made of mammoth skulls.

Flint knapping, beuatiful illustration by Sergio Toppi

Pre-historial human existence: tools were really important to these humans and allowed them to hunt for meat. This allowed them to eat when the scavenge for roots was scarce.