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The erotically shaped seed from the female coco de mer palm, with the male catkin inbetween

005.JPG Green gecko (<i>Phelsuma sundbergi</i>) and white slug (<i>Vaginula seychellensis</i>) feasting on flowersThumbnailsTenrecs (<i>Tenrec ecaudatus</i>) foraging on the forest floor

The inset photo (bottom left) shows the husk of the coco de mer nut, inside which the seed is found. It is the largest seed in the world; it can weigh more than 20kg!

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