Figs & Wasps | How are figs pollinated?
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We love figs for their sweet flavour that pairs well with both sweet and savoury dishes. You probably never given them much thought - but, oh boy, do figs hold a few mysteries.

So what exactly are figs, how are figs pollinated, what is a fig wasp, and why are they so special? Find these answers in our AudioArticle.


Article by Molly Melvin
Read by Inés Oort Alonso
Graphics by Eloise Adler
Sound Design by Jane Alice Liu

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