Mice-eating carnivorous plants


This video from the USA says about itself:

20 January 2017

While the carnivorous cravings of most flesh-eating plants are limited to small insects, one exception is the pitcher plant. It can consume anything that fits in its mouth–including a mouse!

Carnivorous plant’s prized genetic treasures, unveiled. Study highlights the genomic underpinnings that help make the carnivorous bladderwort a ferocious hunter: here.

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