The Cathedral Fig Tree
The Cathedral Fig Tree:
The Cathedral Fig Tree is located about 5 km
from the Gillies Highway.
It is the same species of tree as the Curtain Fig Tree (Ficus
virens), but through different growing pressure has evolved to display a different habit
of the commonly called strangler fig.
Many species of animal can be seen seeking shelter
in and around the Cathedral Fig Tree including:
Papuan Frog Mouth, Rose-crowned Fruit
Dove, Emerald Fruit Dove, Pale-yellow and Grey-headed Robin, Orange-footed Scrubfowl, many
species of reptile, Possums and Tree Kangaroo.