Gap Fill - Venus Fly Traps - Level 5


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New suggests how carnivorous plants developed a for meat. A study from a in Germany shows that small changes in the of plants led to some of them becoming carnivorous. This led to the of some of nature's most species. Carnivorous plants developed new and devious ways to snare insects. The Venus fly trap's clam-like leaves snap shut when an insect crawls between . The pitcher plant has insides that insects cannot crawl up. The sundew plant has long, sticky that roll up when insects walk or fly on .

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