Carnivorous Cravings

Great story on today’s BBC website about carnivorous plants snaring less prey when they are in areas with more nutrients in the soil. This confirms what I was reading about the way these plants evolved – they developed the snaring function to make up for the fact that their environments were nutrient-poor.

Anyway, this story had some good pictures too…

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Carnivore#p003k8ht

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Carnivore#p00lx3pb

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Carnivore#p00lx1rr

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Carnivore#p004p9np

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Carnivore#p00lxsvx

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