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The 4x4 Earth Team
There is some conjecture they actually started here and migrated elsewhere. The jury is still out:Boabs are not native to the Top End, but they do very well in our climate.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-07/boabs-come-africa-baobabs-evolution/10060946"There were some fossil pollen of related groups found in Antarctica, only a few years ago, which just raises the possibility that the group may have started in Australia and migrated westward to Africa and Madagascar."
Funny you say that, I always give them a pat or stoke as well but never thought anything of it, almost a natural reflexNow I'm going to tell you guy's something, I'm not sure you will thinks it's a bit weird but when I walk past a lovely old tree or visit ones like the one above, I give them a pat. A sort of well done old timer, I like or appreciate you.
I see beauty and get a feeling of scale and my place in the big scheme of things, it makes me understand life and my position in it a bit more.
PS, May be getting a bit soft in my old days, but it feels good letting you all know that.