Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation

This is a World Heritage listed area in Far North Queensland. Famous particularly because the rainforest extends right down to the Coral Sea - Rainforest to Reef, the Great Barrier Reef.
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The Orange-Footed Scrub Fowls scratch, dig and turn over vast amounts of leaf litter and topsoil on the floor of the forest

The Orange-Footed Scrub Fowls (Megapodius reinwardt) scratch, dig and turn over vast amounts of leaf litter and topsoil on the floor of the forest. Lesser Sunda Islands as well as southern New Guinea and northern Australia.

An amazing lattice of limbs. The strangler fig vines have combined into an incredible structure

An amazing lattice of limbs. The strangler fig vines have combined into an incredible structure

Orange-Footed Scrub Fowl on the move. Very hard to capture satisfactorily on camera

Orange-Footed Scrub Fowl on the move. Very hard to capture satisfactorily on camera

A large cup fungus on the forest floor

A large cup fungus on the forest floor

This mound has been created by Brush Turkeys. It is almost 2 metres (6 feet) high.

This mound has been created by Brush Turkeys. It is almost 2 metres feet) high.

An exquisitely ornate female spiny leaf insect. This species is being bred for pets and shipped worldwide

An exquisitely ornate female spiny leaf insect. This species is being bred for pets and shipped worldwide

Myall Beach, south of Cape Tribulation

Myall Beach, south of Cape Tribulation

Thornton Bay in Daintree National Park

Thornton Bay in Daintree National Park

An internal view of the lattice of limbs

An internal view of the lattice of limbs

Orchids grow from the trunks of other trees, finding nutrients within the bark crevices

Orchids grow from the trunks of other trees, finding nutrients within the bark crevices

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