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Avocados and mangoes, oh my!

December 4, 2013

I don’t mind that we owe thanks to extinct megafauna for some of my favorite tropical fruits, such as the avocado and mango. No doubt, my cousin in Kuala Lumpur has grown to love durian. Evolutionary anachronisms now become agricultural staples. It’s more worrisome that today’s avocados are falling under control of the Mexican drug gangs.

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