Friday, August 22

Do you know carnivorous plants?

Carnivorous plants?

I remember such mystic stories when I was growing up but gave another thought till I read about it today in the Internet.

They are mostly found in places where the soil is not so fertile. This makes the plants look for alternative sources for food. They are naturally equipped to attract/trap insects and sometimes small animals too.

There are as many as 600 such species. Here is the image of one such plant called Heliamphora that is found in South America.

South America, it seems to offer more for nature lovers with Amazon and the likes of it-right?


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