The Queen of Trees
Video: Mutual Dependence

The sycomore fig tree and the fig wasp share a curious and important co-dependency.

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  • John Wooten

    This was an amazing and insightful feature!!

  • David N Waithaka

    it’s a wonderfull movie. But how can I get it. am in kenya and in big need of having the CD.
    Cheers and kind regards
    David N Waithaka

  • lee

    It’s good! NO, great! No, wonderfull! No, amazing! No, awesome!

  • Rafa

    Together with the documentary on the Nut Tree of the Amazon must be the best Nature episode I had ever seen, Thank you PBS, Amazing

  • Shannon

    It is so amazing to see how much everything in this world is connected. From the smallest of parasite to biggest and tallest of animals and not to mention Man.
    Thanks PBS, this was very insightful and educational for me and my family.
    Shannon R.

  • Marsha

    This is one of the most artfully done and photographically beautiful nature films I have ever seen. I am E-mailing all my friends to look for it when it show again.

  • Roxanna

    I thought this was one of the most inspiring programs that Nature has produced. It was a joy to watch!

  • Huerta

    I was just flipping the channels and came across this and just couldn’t take my eyes off of it. A beautiful and insightful watch.

  • Laura D

    I completely agree. Rivetting and had an almost hallucinogenic quality to the filming. I haven’t seen the Amazon Nut Tree one. Thanks for the recommendation Rafa!

  • Dana Mooring

    This is one of the very best nature films I’ve seen in 40 years, since the great films of David Attenborough. Terrific example of ecology and interdependence in the usually unseen world of biological life. Fantastic photography. A powerful tool that demonstrates the complex and fascinating world of survival.

  • Page Hubbard

    The PERFECT video, a must show for close relationships in nature!

  • Gisela

    It’s wonderful!!!

    How can I get it??? I’m from Brazil and I’m studying figs… please!!!

  • Americaforeva

    Loved this episode when it aired on PBS’s channel 13.

  • outgrowingfear1

    This is the mother of all trees, indeed. I bow…

  • hannah

    i have been looking for a dvd version of this program for years

    best nature pbs program i have ever seen

    wish the had on dvd

  • jamesarch

    It is so amazing to see how much everything in this world is connected. From the smallest of parasite to biggest and tallest of animals and not to mention Man.
    Thanks PBS, this was very insightful and educational for me and my family.
    Shannon R.

  • DiscoLegendZeke

    Was just eating a fig from my garden, and recalled this episode. Can we get another re-run, or the full version online? Thanks for the greatest episode of a great series.

  • Robert I , says:

    I loved this when I first saw it a few years ago. Please show it again. Robert

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