Leafy Stem with Abundant Acorns | The Cove Forest

Leafy Stem with Abundant Acorns
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The fruits produced by oaks (acorns) are an extremely important food source for mammals, such as squirrels, deer and black bear. Because acorns are rich in carbohydrates and proteins, populations of these animals tend to prosper in years when large numbers of acorns are produced.