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Carnivorous pitcher plants have an occasional taste for vertebrates, study finds

(Natural News) While the northern pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) is well-known for consuming insects and other invertebrates as supplementary food, a recent study published in the journal Ecology points out that about one in five pitcher plants in Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park has upgraded its menu to include juvenile salamanders. While Asiatic pitcher plants such as […]

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