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I hope you enjoyed todays Inside Natures Giants Dissection video and I hope it has left you with some images you will not forget!
Amazing photos from the natural world taken this year.
Carnivorous plants like the pitcher plant above and venus fly traps live in soil with a lack of nitrates which are needed to make protein. Theyobtain nitrates by trapping small insects and and slowly digesting them. This pitcher plant trapped a bird which may have fell in as it tried to get an insect floating in the pitcher plants digestive juices. The bird will slowly be digested by the enzymes in the digestive juice.
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