Nature is so cool

Newly discovered giant carnivorous plant eats rats.

The plant lures in the rats with the promise of sweet nectar. When the rat leans into the plant to drink the saccharine liquid, it slips on the pitcher’s waxy interior, and gets stuck in the gooey sap. Once it is trapped, acid-like digestive enzymes break down the still-living rodent.

Be sure to watch the video at the link- it’s like a horror movie. 

And I do enjoy the picture of the innocent little mousey . . .

 taking one last little peek out. 

Added: So, if a vegetarian ate one of these plants, would that count as a violation of all things vegetarianistic?


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