In our time on Earth, humans have caused the extinction of a number of species. However, every now and again, we are blessed with a second chance.
Off the coast of Australia, on a windswept, largely inhospitable spit of jagged rock known as Ball’s Pyramid, a strange and ancient creature has made a startling comeback.
This is Ball’s Pyramid. Discovered by the British Navy in 1778, the peak of this magnificent geological construct reaches 1,844 feet.
While it looks like a dragon’s lair, it’s actually all that remains of an ancient volcano, and it holds the last surviving members of a very special species of animal.