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Insectivorous Plants

Insectivorous Plants

Insectivorous Plants is a book by British naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin. The book chronicles Darwin's experiments with various carnivorous plants, in which he carefully studied their feeding mechanisms. Darwin tried several methods to stimulate the plants into activating their trap mechanisms, including feeding them meat and glass, blowing on them and prodding them with hair.

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