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Jul 23, 2021

If Tomatoes Could Talk, Here’s What They’d Say | SciShow News

Posted by in categories: climatology, sustainability

We’d pictured the plant-fruit relationship as one-way, but new research reports that sometimes the fruit can talk back! And while cow burps are a widely cited contributor to climate change, it turns out that wild pigs might also be contributing with their eating habits.

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