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Posts tagged carnivore

December 12, 2012

 

butterwort leaves

What Is A Butterwort?

The butterwort might be a small scale carnivore, but its hunting tactics are nothing short of terrifying, at least within the insect world!

February 25, 2008

 

Green Turtle Swimming

The Case of the Missing Sea Turtles

Where do the endangered green sea turtles spend their early years?

September 27, 2003

 

Fossilized Poop

The topic of Today's Moment of Science is fossilized fecal matter. You heard me. Fecal matter, feces, poop, whichever you prefer.

September 27, 2003

 

The Venus Fly Trap

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.

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