Gap Fill - Venus Fly Traps - Level 6


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New research sheds on how carnivorous plants like the Venus fly trap developed a for meat. A study from the University of Würzburg in Germany suggests that subtle in the genetics of plants led to some becoming carnivorous. These changes led to the of some of nature's most species. Carnivorous plants adapted and devious ways to entice and snare insects. The Venus fly trap uses clam-like that snap shut when an insect crawls between . The pitcher plant is shaped like a vase - insects go inside and then cannot crawl up the insides. The sundew plant has long leaves, which roll up after insects get stuck on them.

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