December 13, 2008Asidehumourlevityscience

Sunday Levity: The mystery of the missing nuts

Where are the acorns?

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.


Courtesy of longtime reader Chandra Dulam comes this intriguing mystery of a botanical kind. Several American states can’t find the usual nuts this year. CNNs Marsha Walton reports Even though this acorn shortage has not risen to the level of a crisis, scientists say it is important to watch closely. If the shortage continues for several years, other forces might be at work.

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