Symbiosis: Alliances, Free-cycling, and Plunder in the Struggle for Survival

A furry mouse scampers across the desert foraging for food before finding some berries to dine on. From the perspective of many animals, plants represent meals full of sustenance. Plants, however, will often have a different take on the relationship. The berries in the scenario just described belong to Ochradenus baccatus, and biochemicals in them give the mouse an unpleasant surprise.

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