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###### An oak tree may produce thousands of acorns, which squirrels bury or eat. Why does the tree make so many acorns? Why might a plant whose seeds disperse far from the parent have better reproductive success than one whose seeds fall at the base of the parent plant?

An oak tree may produce thousands of acorns, which squirrels bury or eat. Why does the tree make so many acorns? Why might a plant whose seeds disperse far from the parent have better reproductive success than one whose seeds fall at the base of the parent plant?

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