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Tuvalu Animals and Plants

Tuvalu Animals and Plants

What is growing there? The soil in Tuvalu is not particularly fertile. Nevertheless, people grow useful plants such as the breadfruit tree. This reaches a height of 15 to 20 meters, has a crown and up to one meter long, beautifully shiny leaves. The fruits can weigh up to two kilograms. This fruit is a very important food in Tuvalu. They are boiled, deep-fried or fried. Coconut palms and mangroves In addition to breadfruit, coconut palms grow, which are most…

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