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  Re: Plants The sixth sense
From: Neil Carroll zzamia at hargray.com> on 2002.02.01 at 07:02:17(8118)
but the natural chances of a particular vine producing
>nodules that mimic the eggs of their only predator is phenomenally small.
>There has to be some way that they register the presence of these eggs and
>more importantly their COLOUR. Nodules occuring naturally on a wine is
>"relatively" possible I suppose, but then colouring the same colour and
>shade as the eggs? How is this explained? I cannot see any other
>explanation than that they have some method of sensing their surroundings
>in a far more thorough method than we realise, including colours.

The explination is that these chance differences are chosen out, not in
thousands of years but over billions of years. Many, Many trial and error
scenarios may occur over such a time period.

Neil

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