Highland Court Lodge
Biscovey Road, Biscovey, St Austell, PL24 2HW, United Kingdom
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The Outside Biome
Wonderful thing, nature! Here we see VT member Julian (pufuletz ) from Romania, trying to chat to a horse, constructed from nothing more than pieces of appropiately-shaped waste wood. It must have taken the sculptor many hours and days to find the right pieces, especially for the head and legs.
Food for the World
I forget exactly, but I do know that a high percentage of the World's population depend on rice as their staple diet. Here you can see rice being grown in its 'natural' environment.
All the plants, trees and crops are fully described, with their history and relationship to man detailed on adjacent plaques or boards. Any Tropical pests are also naturally controlled, by the use of various 'natural' preditors, such as birds, tree frogs, bullfrogs, geckos and insects including ants!
This is my favourite area of Eden, The Tropical Biome.
This is the largest green house in the world, measuring in at 240 m long, 110 m wide and 50 m high. You follow a path which takes you through the Biome eventually rising above the waterfall. Roughly two thirds up you have the choice to take a lower level walk if the heat & humidity get too much for you or continue up. There is an emergency cooling room here.
African art in the Humid Tropics Biome
from the group entitled "Dionysus and the Maenads" by Tim Shaw
Dionysus, Greek god of the vines is depicted as a bull, and his followers, the Maenads, dance with wild abandon through the vines
this group is in the Warm Temperate Biome
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