Geography

The fig and the wasp

Tall oaks from little acorns grow, but until recently no spreading Moreton Bay fig trees sprouted from the seedy fruit that local trees produce. Now, thanks to a tiny wasp—the tree's indispensable pollinator—the situation has changed.

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