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September 26, 2018 - CBC News Canada

Plants colour their fruits to flag down the right animals

Plants colour their fruits to flag down the right animals
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Why are raspberries red and bananas yellow? 

A scientific debate has raged for decades about whether plants evolve to produce fruits of particular colours to attract particular animals to help spread their seeds. A new study appears to have finally settled it.

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