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The fleshy fruits have soft and pulpy pericarp at maturity and the endocarp hardens. The dry fruits have hard or papery or dry pericarp. The fleshy fruits are adapted to animal dispersal whereas the dry fruits are adapted for dispersal by the expulsion, wind and some get attached to fur or feathers of animals. Examples of fleshy fruits are Berry, drupes, Hesperidium, and Drupe. Examples of dry fruits are follicle, Legumes, capsule.