What is Uluru?
Some of the most commonly known animals to Uluru are:
Thorny Devil, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-Cockatoo, Monitor and the Dingo.
Wanari includes several acacia species which form dance woodlands of low, rounded shrub-like trees; these are the most common tree in the park. Trees such as the Mulga and Bloodwood are used as tools such as a spear head, boomerang and bowls.
Ananqu-have a vast knowledge of the areas plant life. Centered around plants which are sources of food, medicines and raw materials for tool making and other needs.
Uluru's Flora and Fauna
The arrival of the Europeans to Uluru was during the 1870's.
Ayers Rock was created a national park in the 1950's. In 1959 a motel lease was granted near the rock and soon after an airstrip was built.
In 1985 the rock was handed back to the traditional owners who, intern, granted the Australian National Parks and Wildlife a 99 year lease on the park.