Why Are Some Peppers Spicy?
Stuffed jalapenos, nachos with jalapeno slices, salsa, hot sauce...it is all welcome on my menu.
I have often wondered why these peppers evolved to have a spicy component since the main goal of fruit is to have animals consume it and making it uncomfortable to eat seems like the opposite of this.
This fascinating video by SciShow has the answer and it is probably not what you think!
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