The butterwort might be a small scale carnivore, but its hunting tactics are nothing short of terrifying, at least within the insect world!
Where do the endangered green sea turtles spend their early years?
The topic of Today's Moment of Science is fossilized fecal matter. You heard me. Fecal matter, feces, poop, whichever you prefer.
Carnivorous plants still rely on photosynthesis as their main source of energy. However, because they grow in areas where the soil lacks essential nutrients, they use the insects they capture as a source of nitrogen and other minerals.