WHAT CONNECTS----- This TO THIS?. OR---- This With This?

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  • WHAT CONNECTS----- This TO THIS?
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  • OR---- This With This?
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  • GOT IT YET ?
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  • QUERCUS SUBER CORK OAK JUST AFTER HARVEST
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  • DEHESA Forest & herbaceous pasture Trees, mainly Quercus ilex, suber, pyrenaica, faginea Other trees incude beech, pine, chestnut Non timber forest products include wild game mushrooms, honey, cork Wild boar, sheep, deer, goats and cattle graze the forests. Oaks are protected & pruned to produce ACORNS to fatten Iberian pigs
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  • JAMON IBERICO DE BELLOTA, GROWN IN THE DEHESA of S.W.SPAIN
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  • JAMON IBERICO DE BELLOTA ACCOUNTS FOR 8% OF PRODUCTION PIGS RELEASED IN AUTUMN, THEY EAT ABOUT 2 kg OF ACORNS A DAY THEY GAIN ABOUT 1 kg A DAY AND AFTER ABOUT 4 MONTHS (montanera) HAVE DOUBLED THEIR BODYWEIGHT. THEY`RE CURED FOR A MINIMUM OF 36 MONTHS
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  • QUERCUS SUBER THIS IS THE ONLY TREE IN THE WORLD FROM WHICH THE BARK CAN BE STRIPPED WITHOUT KILLING THE TREE.