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Giant 'meat-eating' plant found


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Botanists have discovered a new species of giant carnivorous plant in the Philippines. The plant is so large that it is able to catch not only insects but rats as well, luring them to their doom inside its leafy trap.

"A new species of giant carnivorous plant has been discovered in the highlands of the central Philippines. The pitcher plant is among the largest of all pitchers and is so big that it can catch rats as well as insects in its leafy trap. "

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What's next. One sized big enough to fit a man. :D

Cool discovery nonetheless.

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What's next. One sized big enough to fit a man. :D

Cool discovery nonetheless.

This is a cool discovery. LOL man eating plants, that would be cool but I bet we could out smart it LOL

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Feed me Seymour... FEEEEEED MEEEeeeeeee! :D

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I wonder if giant eating plants were around when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth. They must have been gigantic.

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I can already see a dad proud of his new Nepenthes attenboroughii and then his daughter walks up to him.

''Daddy where is my hamster'' :D

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Yes! :clap: I knew... they existed, I kept believing hoping... believing...

and now they're real..

One down....

Next giant spiders... c'mon...

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my question is,

did they do any tests on those funky blue shrooms?

those were indeed cool lookin

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there was already a few tropical pitcher plants that could capture rats before this one

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Wow...reminds me of the plant from Resident Evil...

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Victreebell :D

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Victreebell :D

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Yup...I see the resemblance..lololol

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I was wondering where'd my cat go.

Very cool but scary too.

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Yes...victreebell but of no use

it doesnt eat man and meat...its a veggie I think from its appearance...Gosh only the designer can decide it...I forgot....sometimes Appearances may often be deceptfull

Thanks

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