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Acacia trees are a distinct species with more than 1,000 members worldwide, more than 900 of which are native to Australia; these trees are characterized by thorns and pinnate leaves, and belong to one of five subspecies... More »

While there are several Savannah-inhabiting animals that eat acacia tree leaves, the giraffe is undoubtedly the most well known. Giraffes use their long necks, tongues and ridged mouths to reach and strip leaves from the... More »

The persimmon tree comes from China, there are two main varieties and there are other uses for the fruit other than that of eating. The persimmon tree is not only native to China, but the Chinese developed over 2,000 dif... More »

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