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The Monkey Balls of Pittsburgh

‘What’s up with the monkey balls?’ The story of Pittsburgh’s weirdest tree It’s a tale of woolly mammoth poop, agricultural innovation, and evolutionary anomaly. Shh … nobody tell the monkey ball trees. Their dense, sticky fruit used to feed woolly mammoths 10,000-some years ago. The giant creatures are gone now, of course, but the trees […]

/ February 17, 2021