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Oddities News Archive - June 15, 2012

This Plant Uses Raindrops To Catapult Food

Scientists from Cambridge University have found that a carnivorous plant employs the laws of physics to help it find its meals.

Carnivorous Plants Turning Vegetarian

It’s a bad sign when even carnivorous plants decide to embrace a vegetarian lifestyle. A newly published study in New Phytologist journal has revealed the common Sundew plant is becoming so full from snacking on nitrogen deposits in Swedish bogs, that they’re eating fewer bugs.