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Re: [nafex] Re: honeylocust pods

> The scientific opinion seems to be that honey locusts 
>evolved to use deer and other large herbivores of the North American 
>past to distribute their seeds.
There is a large honeylocust in the giraffe enclosure at the Portland 
Zoo; the tree looks very much at home there. Deer? My wager is that it 
was extinct elements of the N. Am. megafauna that co-evolved with 
honeylocust. Those incredible spines! Like an African Acacia.