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Alternate Lifestyles: Plants that Eat Animals

Special | 42m 4s

Erica Young, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Milwaukee, explains that more than 600 species of plants that grow where there aren’t enough nutrients in the soil are able to supplement their diets by capturing insects and digesting them. Young discusses the types of plants that are carnivorous and what kind of insects they attract.

Aired: 10/27/16

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.