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14 Strange Fruits which are Freaks of Evolution

Unlike other foods, fruit is meant to be eaten: the plant’s survival relies on the fruit being eaten so the seeds can be consumed and dispersed.  Thus, many plants have evolved to bear luscious, colorful fruits which capture our attention even from great distances.  Fruits have also evolved to contain vast amounts of nutrients which we animals need for survival.  This is all part of the wonderful symbiotic relationship that we have with plants: they provide nutrition for us and we help disperse their seeds.

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