Coconuts are found throughout the Tropic and Sub-tropic areas. They are known for their great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts. Coconuts contain a large quantity of water and may be harvested for drinking. Young coconuts are green. Mature coconuts are covered in brown “hair”. A typical Coconut weighs approximately 3.2 pounds. The white flesh of the fruit is known as the meat. The center contains a watery liquid which is often sipped straight from the coconut.