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Palms in motion

Being eaten alive then dumped with the resulting droppings can be all to the good — if you are a palm fruit in the Amazonian tropical forest, that is, and the consumer is a large mammal.

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Moore, P. Palms in motion. Nature 426, 26–27 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/426026a

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