Did you know that some plants are carnivorous ? That means they eat meat. They eat insects and small animals. Here are four carnivorous plants.
This plant looks like a snake. Insects try to eat its nectar. They get trapped inside the plant.
Sundews have needles with sticky droplets. Insects are attracted to them. They get stuck in the goo.
Venus flytraps have leaves that open and close. The leaves have spiky hairs. The leaves snap shut when touched. Bye-bye, fly!
This plant is named for its shape. Do you think it looks like a water pitcher? It has a big mouth. Small animals look inside for food. They can fall in. The plant digests them.
Did You Know?
Carnivorous plants often grow in areas where the soil is not rich in nutrients, like swamps. That is why they trap and eat prey.