The open seed pod of the Wallum Banksia (Banksia aemula) common to Fraser Island. The seeds of the tree are only released during the heat of a bush fire - the Banksia taking advantage of the lack of competition after a fire.
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- Tourists look out over the Pacific Ocean from Indian Head on Fraser Island. The rocky outcrop is a popular vantage point for spotting dolphins,sharks and migrating humpback whales.
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