Venus Flytraps

Now you see it, now you don't. That accurately describes the way the world's most amazing plant lures, catches, and eats live insects.

One instant the unsuspecting fly or moth is hovering near the poised, open Venus flytrap. Sweet aromas secreted by the trap lead the unwary insect nearer. It lands while you watch and touches the tiny trigger hairs, barely visible on the inside of the cocked trap. That's all it takes. If vou blink you can miss the action.

This remarkable plant can and does snap shut in a fraction of a sec-

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