Mr Monkey trotted into the Cool Fernery to admire all the cool ferns and their watering system. Outside the Cool Fernery he was fascinated by the coiled crosiers of the aspleniaceae polystichum setiferum (soft shield-fern). He didn't poke them, in case they lashed out.
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