Our Gum Trees, (Eucalypts) come in an amazing variety
From the beautiful to the bizarre, like this growth that has been made to
resemble a face with a little white paint.
Two Ghost Gums of central Australia located near Alice Springs.
Scribbly Gums, an East coastal variety, under the outer bark a
small caterpillar leaves these patterns as he feeds.
Imagine the trauma's this tree must have faced to become the
gnarled specimen it has grown into.
Never waste an opportunity is a maxim of Australia, and clearly
the locals around Mansfield, a small Victorian town, did not.