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How Plants Evolved to Eat Meat

By Diana Kwon | February 7, 2017

Pitcher plants across different continents acquired their tastes for meat in similar ways.

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Slippery When Wet

By Jenny Rood | January 14, 2015

Carnivorous pitcher plants gobble more ants by turning off their traps in dry weather.

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Ants on Burglar Watch

By Kate Yandell | May 22, 2013

An ant species that lives on a carnivorous pitcher plant keeps nutrient thieves from escaping by eating them.

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Behavior Brief

By Dan Cossins | October 9, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By Hannah Waters | January 31, 2012

A roundup of recent studies in behavior research

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