Boab Trees in Landscape Under Building Storm

Boab trees under a building thunderstorm cloud near Halls Creek.I They store water in their swollen trunks that help keep them alive during the dry season,<br />
Indigenous Australians used baobabs as a source of water and food, and used leaves medicinally. They also painted and carved the outside of the fruits and wore them as ornaments. A very large, hollow baobab south of Derby, Western Australia was used in the 1890s as a prison for Aboriginal convicts on their way to Derby for sentencing. The Boab Prison Tree still stands and is now a tourist attraction.

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