Extra matter

Bears and apples

Ben Reade recently got back from a trip to Kazakhstan, in search of the original wild apples. Last time we spoke, he was sharing bog butter. This time, bears, and how they may have helped to domesticate those apples.

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An explanation

I mentioned changes. The background machinery to make them work is now in place, so I thought I’d explain what I’ve done here and why.

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