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Potted Plants Nod to Lonely Japanese, Offer Encouragement

January 19, 2009 / No Comments

There's a plant in Japan that will nod at its caretaker, offering encouragement and listening when nobody else will. It's called the Pekoppa. As it sprouts from a pot, it flutters its two leaves and bends at its stem as if reacting to someone who is nearby and speaking to it. How cool is that? There are some 50,000 of the species. ...