Remember that story about how Osage oranges and curcurbitae like pumpkins and squash miss the mammoths? Kinda blew your mind, right? Let’s do that again.
Apparently there’s a book on this topic originally published in 2002 that is making the rounds of the Internet with this amazing factoid: Guess what other fruit misses the megafauna of yore? Yep, the amazingly delicious avocado! Good thing they can get their seeds germinated by the most prolific of still-existing megafauna, right? ~AR
(via Why the Avocado Should Have Gone the Way of the Dodo | Food & Think and x.