Being female can be a risky business, especially if you are a Marula tree in Africa receiving the attention of elephants. Research published in African Journal of Ecology shows that the female Marula suffers a higher risk than the male tree of being destroyed and perhaps killed by elephants. "There is a conflict of interest experienced by female trees when the disperser also has the potential to seriously damage or kill the tree."
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Fatal Attraction: Elephants And Marula Fruit
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