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2010-06-01 10:38:17

Nepenthes attenboroughii, named after Sir David Attenborough, honorary Fellow of the Linnean Society, has been ranked number 1.

2009-08-17 15:23:47

British scientists said they have discovered a plant in the Philippines that feeds by luring and consuming rats. Botanists Stewart McPherson and Alastair Robinson said the plant, dubbed Nepenthes attenboroughii after legendary wildlife broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, consumes whole rats by luring them into its mouth and dissolving them with acid-like enzymes. The plant produces spectacular traps which catch not only insects, but also rodents, McPherson told The Sun in an exclusive interview.

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2009-08-11 13:45:00

A new plant species has been discovered in the central Philippines - a giant carnivorous plant.


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