Acorns in short supply, say Forestry Commission and naturalists September 25, 2014 United Kingdom

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Acorns in short supply, say Forestry Commission and naturalists September 25, 2014 United Kingdom, theguardian.com 
... The idea goes like this: in a ‘mast’ year, predators like squirrels and deer can’t eat all the acorns, so they leave some nuts for growing into future oak trees. Years of lean acorn production keep predator populations low, so there are fewer animals to eat all the seeds in a mast year....


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