From the fossil record, we know that pines were the first trees on Earth and that they’re much older than deciduous trees that drop their leaves every year. The Wollemi pine has been on Earth for so long?around 250 million years?that it has been called the “pinosaur.” Like many old species, it lives in Australia, where the location of the current stand of Wollemis is kept secret. There are fewer than 100 left?how can we make sure they don’t become extinct?
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