Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Like Avocados? Thank This Giant Extinct Sloth”

While this is only tangentially related to climate, it’s an interesting story about avocados anyway. Atlas Obscura provides another quirky tale of odd things from the past. In this case, how avocados developed and spread with the help of giant and now extinct giant land sloths. You can read the story here.

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