01020 - Fire & Light

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The fire damage looks pretty bad, but the Sequoia has evolved to use the fire. Its bark acts as a fireproof suit, and seeds will only open during a fire because just after a fire is when the soil is most fertile.


California  2003/09 - September 2003  Graham D  Catherine M

 

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