The Self-Drilling Seed


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Behold the crafty seed of the Stork’s Bill or Erodium plant which falls to the ground and uses the power of humidity and a thorny appendage (which turns clockwise when wet and counter-clockwise when dry) to drill itself into the soil like a screw.


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4 thoughts on “The Self-Drilling Seed

    1. Tony

      You Anti Clockwise protesters would want to cop yourselves on. You think clocks are some sort of a God-given right? That’s counter-intuitive. Or as you and your hippie freeloader mates would doubtless say: ‘anti- intuitive’.


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