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Coconut

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Coconut means "tree of a thousand uses" in Malaysia and "Tree of Life" in the Philippines. Young coconuts are harvested for their milk. As the coconut ages and the husk dries out, its meat can be eaten raw or shredded and cooked. If you're worried about one falling on your head, don't. More people are killed by shark attacks than falling coconuts!

  1. 1. What are older coconuts harvested for?
    1. a. Their meat
    2. b. Their leaves
    3. c. Their milk
  2. 2. What are young coconuts harvested for?
    1. a. Their meat
    2. b. Their seeds
    3. c. Their milk
  3. 3. What does "coconut" mean in the Philippines?
    1. a. Tree of Life
    2. b. Tree of Many Uses
    3. c. Good Tree