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Why have some plants evolved to eat meat? Follow Julian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00 Read More: Energetics and the evolution http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/content/60/1/19.abstract “Carnivory has evolved independently at least six times in five angiosperm orders.” The Venus Flytrap's Lethal Allure http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-venus-flytraps-lethal-allure-5092361/?page=2&no-ist “Native only to the Carolinas, the carnivorous plant that draws unwitting insects to its spiky maw now faces dangers of its own.” Death traps that frequently fail feed carnivorous plants better https://www.sciencenews.org/article/death-traps-frequently-fail-feed-carnivorous-plants-better “In a counterintuitive twist, pitcher plant traps that work only some of the time did the best job of catching huge hauls of ants for the plants to eat.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq

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