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Carnivorous Plants Rebecca L. Johnson

Carnivorous Plants

Rebecca L. Johnson

Published March 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780822565635
Hardcover
48 pages
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A fly lands on a plants shimmering leaf. But when the insect tries to leave, it can?t. The leafs sticky surface has the fly trapped! As the fly struggles to escape, the leaf starts to move. Slowly, small hairs on the leaf fold in around the fly andMoreA fly lands on a plants shimmering leaf. But when the insect tries to leave, it can?t. The leafs sticky surface has the fly trapped! As the fly struggles to escape, the leaf starts to move. Slowly, small hairs on the leaf fold in around the fly and the plant devours the insect. Flies, moths, and gnats make a perfect meal for some carnivorous plants. Others eat spiders, worms, and pill bugs. Some large carnivorous plants have even eaten rats and mice! Learn more in this edition of Nature Watch