Interesting Fact about Evolution May 11, 2019
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Started by metmike - May 10, 2019, 8:55 p.m.

Bears, seals, and dogs are closely related carnivores but are on a different branch of the evolutionary tree than cats and hyenas.

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By metmike - May 10, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
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Carnivores: Facts About Meat Eaters


https://www.livescience.com/53466-carnivore.html


Carnivorous plants

Animals aren't the only carnivores — there are more than 600 species of carnivorous plants, according to the Botanical Society of America. These plants get at least some of their nutrients by trapping and digesting insects and sometimes even small frogs and mammals. Because the most common prey for most carnivorous plants are insects, these leafy flesh-eaters are also called insectivorous plants. 

While most plants absorb nitrogen from the soil through their roots, carnivorous plants get nitrogen from animal prey that gets trapped in their modified leaves

By carlberky - May 11, 2019, 7:28 a.m.
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Carnivorous plants ... reminds me of Audrey, the horror in "The Littlr Shop of Horrors".