Flesh Eaters: Carnivorous Plants Lure Insects Into Their Deadly Clutches

Flesh Eaters: Carnivorous Plants Lure Insects Into Their Deadly Clutches SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj THESE carnivorous plants make light work of any insects that stray into their deadly clutches. This set showcases an array of bug-eating plants, from the Venus flytrap - beloved of children the world over - to the Cape sundew, which lures insect life in with drops of sweet-smelling fluid on the highly-adhesive tentacles that line its leaves. Surrounding tentacles then move to further ensnare the insect, before glands on the leaf start to release digestive enzymes - liquefying the insect’s internal organs and allowing them to be digested by the plant. Videographer / Director: Francis Chee / Sinclair Stammers / SPL Producer: Thomas Midlane Editor: Ian Phillips For more amazing footage of the amazing side of life, visit the Like Barcroft TV on Facebook: http://goo.gl/7ayYgY Follow Barcroft TV on Twitter: http://bit.ly/10vFLY9 Barcroft Media website: http://bit.ly/19OYwp

1. Flesh Eaters: Carnivorous Plants Lure Insects Into Their Deadly Clutches

Flesh Eaters: Carnivorous Plants Lure Insects Into Their Deadly Clutches

SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj

THESE carnivorous plants make light work of any insects that stray into their deadly clutches. This set showcases an array of bug-eating plants, from the Venus flytrap - beloved of children the world over - to the Cape sundew, which lures insect life in with drops of sweet-smelling fluid on the highly-adhesive tentacles that line its leaves. Surrounding tentacles then move to further ensnare the insect, before glands on the leaf start to release digestive enzymes - liquefying the insect’s internal organs and allowing them to be digested by the plant.

Videographer / Director: Francis Chee / Sinclair Stammers / SPL
Producer: Thomas Midlane
Editor: Ian Phillips

For more amazing footage of the amazing side of life, visit the
Like Barcroft TV on Facebook: http://goo.gl/7ayYgY
Follow Barcroft TV on Twitter: http://bit.ly/10vFLY9
Barcroft Media website: http://bit.ly/19OYwp

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