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Department of Biology
King's College
London, U.K.

  • Recent studies on the rates of the spread of trees following the last glaciation show that some heavy-seeded species, such as oaks and beeches, spread as fast as light-seeded trees. Carriage of fruits by small mammals, such as squirrels, cannot account for the rates of about 300 meters per annum that are often recorded. Transport by blue jays,...

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