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Plants That Eat Animals

Author : Allan Fowler
ISBN : 0516273094
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes a variety of carnivorous plants, including the Venus fly trap, sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort.

Springboard Into Comprehension Plants That Eat Meat

Author : Quentin Hook
ISBN : 9781420265446
Genre : Carnivorous plants
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"Did you know that plants eat meat? Find out how in this factual, fun readContents:IntroductionWhy do some plants eat meat?How do plants attract insects?How do plants eat meat?Where do venus flytraps and pitcher plants live?GlossaryIndexComprehension Skill: Cause and EffectText Type: Factual Description

Plants That Eat Meat

Author : Beatrice Loukopoulos
ISBN : 9781538344804
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Many people know that most plants get their food from the sun through a process called photosynthesis. However, carnivorous plants are much less common. These plants have adapted to eating animals because they weren't getting the proper nutrients needed for them to grow. In this book, readers will learn about a number of carnivorous plants, including the Venus flytrap, where they're found, when they flower, and their anatomy. Learning about these unique members of the plant kingdom will excite young botanists and average readers alike.

Plants That Eat Bugs

Author : Liz Ray
ISBN : 0325016569
Genre : Carnivorous plants
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A simple introduction to carnivorous plants.

Plants That Eat

Author : Keisha Jones
ISBN : 9781499421392
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From a distance, plants may seem harmless. But that doesn’t mean all of them are! Welcome to the world of carnivorous plants, where the beautiful foliage and attractive appearance belie these plants’ true intentions. Readers learn about Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, and more, as well as the mechanisms that allow them to eat animals and insects whole. This information-rich volume explains how being carnivorous is actually a defense, and how it helps these special plants survive. Colorful images and age-appropriate language explain important science concepts, which are presented in a way that’s designed to complement classroom learning.

Sundew Stranglers

Author : Jerome Wexler
ISBN : 0525452087
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A fascinating photo-essay focuses on sundews, carnivorous plants that catch insects on their shining dewdrops, showing how these plants reproduce, where they grow, and how their tiny tentacles strangle their prey.

Plants Eat Meat Too

Author : Ann-Marie Parker
ISBN : 1869700260
Genre : Carnivorous plants
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Plants That Eat Animals

Author : J. H. Prince
ISBN : 0525665994
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses life processes of several types of carnivorous plants including venus flytraps, bladderworts, and sundews. Includes instructions for cultivating these plants in flower pots.

Plants That Eat Animals

Author : Sally Morgan
ISBN : 0008479046
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Cultivating Carnivorous Plants

Author : Theodore Mike
ISBN : 9798579921338
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Whether you're new to carnivorous plants or an experienced gardener, Cultivating Carnivorous Plants is the definitive guide. Covering every genus of carnivore, Cultivating contains an array of easy to understand guides to growing every carnivorous plant, no matter what your growing conditions. Cultivating is as useful to the casual gardener as to the intense hobbyist.New growers will love the guide to constructing a bog garden, growing pitcher plants (both American Pitcher Plants and Tropical Pitcher Plants), helping their venus flytraps flourish, and figuring out how to grow butterworts.Experienced growers will love the tables full of valuable insights into the native conditions for every species of carnivore. These guides will assist experienced hobbyists figure out how to design setups that can maximize their growing potential.If you're searching for more information on Aldrovanda, Brocchinia, Catopsis, Cephalotus, Darlingtonia, Dionaea, Drosera, Drosophyllym, Genlisea, Healiamphor, Nepenthes, Pinguicula, Roridula, Sarracenia, Triphyophyllum, and Utricularia.

Plants That We Eat

Author : Anore Jones
ISBN : 1602230749
Genre : Science
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Plants That We Eat is a handy, easy-to-use guide to the abundant edible plant life of Alaska. Drawing on centuries of knowledge that have kept the Inupiat people healthy, the book uses photographs and descriptions to teach newcomers to the north how to recognize which plants are safe to eat. Organized by seasons, from spring greens through summer berries to autumn roots, the book also features an appendix identifying poisonous plants.

Fly Traps

Author : Martin Jenkins
ISBN : 0744528100
Genre : Carnivorous plants
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Martin Jenkins is fascinated by plants that eat animals. He sets off in search of them, finding squishy bladderworts, sticky sundews, snapping venus flytraps and hundreds of slippery pitcher plants. But will he find the biggest carnivorous plant?

Pitcher Plants Eat Meat

Author : Barbara M. Linde
ISBN : 9781482456363
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Plants only make their own food—right? Not pitcher plants! Most pitcher plants draw in insects with their sweet-smelling nectar and slowly digest them. There is one kind of pitcher plant that likes to snack on tree shrews, too. The bizarre eating habits of the pitcher plant are sure to fascinate and delight readers as they learn how this plant’s digestive system works, its habitat, and more. Full-color photographs and a simple diagram allow readers to see clearly the unique structures of this weird plant.

Animals That Eat Nectar And Honey

Author : Alice Lightner Hopf
ISBN : UOM:39015027612111
Genre : Animals
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Discusses nectar-eating animals, including ants, flies, bats, tropical sunbirds, honey possums, and lemurs and emphasizes their role in the pollination of flowering plants.

Why Do Pitcher Plants Eat Bugs?

Author : Brianna Battista
ISBN : 9781538220320
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Because of plants' sedentary lives, they're not often placed among the more bizarre organisms on Earth. This beguiling book contains plenty of peculiar plants to entice future botanists. They'll find out about carnivorous pitcher plants as well as many other kinds of valuable vegetation and why they've developed similarly strange adaptations. This is a perfect way to delve into the study of plants and plant parts, a key part of life science curricula. Readers will never look at plants the same way again.

Eat More Plants Love

Author : Doug Schmidt
ISBN : 1734011122
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In this second volume, Shari and Doug add to where they left off in their first cookbook, Eat Plants Love: Recipes for a Good Life. This new volume contains recipes from the Schmidts and also includes recipes from participants in the annual Good Life Challenge. Using new ingredients and techniques, this volume will help you make delicious, plant based comfort foods to add to your healthy meal repertoire. Doug had a heart attack at age 49. Wanting to avoid another heart attack, Doug and his wife Shari, sought information that changed their lives. Over a decade later, Doug is off of all medications and lost 60 pounds and ran his first marathon. What began as a goal to help prevent Doug from having future heart attacks has led them to now help others. They found out that not only does a plant based lifestyle prevent and reverse heart disease, the leading killer of 1 in 3 Americans, it also helps with type 2 diabetes, autoimmune issues, kidney disease and most chronic diseases from which Americans suffer. It even helps fight some cancers such as breast, prostate and colon cancer. They are now on a mission to help as many people as possible take control of their health and to live a rich and full life. In January 2018, they created and lead a 10 day plant based health health initiative for 1300 staff members from 35 different school districts and were featured on Good Morning America. In January 2020 they ran the challenge again. The number of participants exceeded 3800. What participants have said about Doug and Shari's 10 Day challenges: "Timing is everything. I had scheduled a physical months ago before knowing about this 10 day rescue. So Monday I had blood work done and I just now got my results. My cholesterol was 194 in 2014. Today it is 133. I am not on statin drugs. I just changed my diet. Whoa!" "I joined the challenge to start healing my body from the inside out. It wasn't about giving up food but just eating more of the right foods. This way of eating is by far the healthiest. Once you get over the detox of not having sugar, you begin to feel energized. So thankful for Doug and Shari Schmidt who have challenged and supported us all, every step of the way."

Talks About Plants; Or Early Lessons In Botany

Author : Phebe Lankester
ISBN : OXFORD:590582138
Genre : Botany
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Weird Meat Eating Plants

Author : Nathan Aaseng
ISBN : 9780766045279
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A small fly buzzes around a plant with beautiful white flowers looking for a sweet snack of nectar. Slowly, the fly finds what it wants, and lands on the plant's bright red leaves. Suddenly, as the fly enjoys its meal, the leaf snaps shut. The fly is trapped. The fly didn't realize it had landed on a meat-eating plant. Can you believe there are plants that eat insects? Some can even trap small rodents and frogs. Author Nathan Aaseng tells your readers all about these amazing meat-eating plants, from how they trap their prey to what they like for dinner.

Garden Plants That Slugs Won T Eat

Author : Christine Smeeth
ISBN : 190541224X
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Are slugs and snails making a meal of your garden? Are you wasting time and money trying to get rid of them? Are you reluctant to use chemicals in your garden? This book tells how to solve all these problems simply by choosing plants that slugs and snails won't eat. It offers information for starting a new garden or improving an existing plot.

Eaten Alive By Carnivorous Plants

Author : Kathleen J. Honda
ISBN : 1494916274
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book is available in COLOR edition, B&W edition and Kindle edition. See This is an introductory book on carnivorous plants for a young audience. Ages 7-9. Grades 2-4. These are unique plants found in bogs and swamps. The soils where they grow are very poor in nutrition. In order to survive in these hostile environments, some plants have acquired an ability to catch and digest insects and other bugs. There are over 700 kinds of flowering plants that possess this meat-eating habit. These plants are collectively known as carnivorous plants because of their unique lifestyle. Carnivorous plants are found worldwide. Some grow widely while some are restricted to a small area. For instance, Venus flytraps grow wild only in coastal North & South Carolina in the United States. There are four major types of traps used by carnivorous plants: Snap trap (Venus flytrap), pitfalls (pitcher plants), flypaper traps (sundews & butterworts), and suction traps (bladderworts). You will learn each of these trapping mechanisms as you read along. Just as plants need to attract pollinators to their flowers, carnivorous plants need to attract prey to their deadly traps. In order to achieve this, many carnivorous plants disguise their traps with brilliant colors and sweet nectar, just like real flowers. Often, this trick is so effective that insects visit the trap in the same manner they do flowers, and are captured and eaten! Did you know that you have to touch Venus flytrap's trigger hair, not once, but twice to close the trap? Venus flytraps catch and eat only large, worthy bugs, and tiny bugs are let go. How many times do you think you can trick a Venus flytrap's trap with your finger before it stops responding? All these and more are described in detail in the book. This is an informative natural science book filled with many vivid images accompanying the text. This book takes you to the natural habitats of North America where many carnivorous plants grow wild. This is a good reference book for a school science project. Enjoy!

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