Book 2: coming in 2012

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Fly Papers Fact #2

Compared to some countries, New Zealand doesn't have many native carnivorous plant species.  But we do have amazing native sundews.

Sundews are a kind of carnivorous plant with rounded or tentacle-like leaves, covered in hairs. On those hairs are droplets of oozy, glistening, sticky stuff - sticky enough to trap insects - which the plant then slowly digests.

More about NZ carnivorous plants here!