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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Deadly plants

In the jungle, you’re never safe… particularly if you’re an insect. One of my favourite things about the rainforest, simply because seeing it in real life fulfils so many of those moments in wildlife documentaries, is the pitcher plants. These lethal flora are stunning. The pitchers are cups which attract insects which the plants feed on, making them deadly insectivores! The pitchers are found on the forest floor or dangling at the end of long tendrils. These tendrils run from […]