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Video: giant carnivorous plants

Humor : Boing Boing (6 years ago)

Here is an interesting video documentary about the carnivorous pitcher plant. Of course, a new species of pitcher plant recently discovered on Mount Victoria in the Philippines made headlines as a "rat-eating plant," but that was ap... Read Post

For Carnivorous Plants, Slow But Steady Wins The Race

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

The existence of carnivorous plants has fascinated botanists and non-botanists alike for centuries and raises the question, "Why are some plants carnivorous?" By measuring the construction cost of carbon needed to create these plant... Read Post

10 Dazzling Poisonous Carnivorous Plants Life on Earth

Humor : Off Stuff Magazine (3 years ago)

There are over a quarter of a million species of flowering plants. Of these, only around 630 are known to be carnivorous. Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and consuming animals ... Read Post


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