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Actual botany is not like this. Rank Organisation/Allied Artists

The strange world of the carnivorous plant

Ever since their discovery, carnivorous plants have fascinated scientists and spurred the imagination of artists, writers and filmmakers. While the Puya chilensis cactus at the Royal Horticultural Society…
The Venus Flytrap’s snap trap is one of five ways meat-eating plants catch their dinner. Natalie McNear

Death traps: how carnivorous plants catch their prey

A new species of meat-eating plant was identified in Japan last month - but it is only one of more than 600 species of carnivorous plant around the world. From busy Japanese prefectures to the lush jungles…

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