- Created: Thursday, 03 June 2010 00:00
- Written by Nadia O’Carroll
When Europeans first set eyes on Tamborine Mountain it must have been a naturalist’s paradise. The western edge of the escarpment was covered with kangaroo grass and open sclerophyll forest, while dense luxuriant rainforest grew on the plateau and eastern escarpment. A huge variety of wildlife species thrived in this natural environment and flocks of thousands of birds were observed.