Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

pitcher plant News

Carnivorous pitcher plant uses raindrops to eat ants

One species of pitcher plant has a sneaky secret. Falling raindrops provide it with enough power to fling insects to their doom, biologists have discovered. The raindrops trigger rapid vibrations in the lid of the plant's jug-shaped leaves.

Carnivorous plant kills, eats a blue tit in UK garden

A killer plant growing in a garden nursery in Somerset, England has trapped a blue tit bird and devoured it. It is believed to be only the second time such an event has been documented anywhere in the world.
 

Search Digital Journal Archives


Set up a news alert for

pitcher plant


pitcher plant Image

Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants whose prey-trapping mechanism features a deep cavity filled wi...
Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants whose prey-trapping mechanism features a deep cavity filled with liquid known as a pitfall trap.
Arpingstone
The pitcher plant
The pitcher plant
Wendy Cutler

Latest News
Top News