How Plants Became Carnivores

From PBS Eons.

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How and why does botanical carnivory keep evolving? It turns out that when any of the basic things that most plants need aren’t there, some plants can adapt in unexpected ways to make sure they thrive.

Thanks to these folks for making their carnivorous plant footage available to us:
Patrick Moldowan and Algonquin Wildlife Research Station: https://youtu.be/pbNFgZS3dt0
Brady Beck Photography: https://youtu.be/39_CK6IxOdk
InnerWorldsJIC: https://youtu.be/RMCvZzqlG8Y
Mississippi Wildlife: https://youtu.be/AqNQxKxQdsU
whiskyfromthefield: https://youtu.be/GbKu5eJzrXg
scottschiller: youtube.com/watch?v=hMNNj_KNq-o

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