Carnivorous Plant Closes Off Trap To Catch Insects

January 14, 2015 8:19 AM

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A new study from the University if Bristol and the University of Cambridge, U.K. has found that a tropical carnivorous plant from Borneo can switch off their trap. This enables them to attract more kill.

Biologists discovered that the insect-eating plant can frequently take advantages of its natural surroundings and of the weather, accommodating the physical proprieties of their traps which helps them to catch more prey. So, instead of eating one insect at a time, the plant can devour a multitude of...

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