Weird Meat-Eating Plants

Weird Meat-Eating Plants

by Nathan Aaseng

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A small fly buzzes around a plant with beautiful white flowers looking for a sweet snack of nectar. Slowly, the fly finds what it wants and lands on the plant's bright red leaves. Suddenly, as the fly enjoys its meal, the leaf snaps shut. The fly is trapped! The fly didn't realize it had landed on a meat-eating plant! Can you believe there are plants that eat insects? Some can even trap small rodents. Author Nathan Aaseng tells you all about these amazing meat-eating plants, from how they trap their prey to what they like for dinner!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766036727
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Bizarre Science
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.68(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

1 Green Monsters 4

2 Flypaper Traps 12

3 Pitfall Traps 20

4 Trigger Traps 30

5 Endless Quest for Survival 38

Chapter Notes 45

Glossary 46

Further Reading and Internet Addresses 47

Index 48

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