Insect-eating Pitcher Plants Will Eat Salamanders, Too

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Pitcher plant 

Pitcher plants are known to eat insects and spiders, but researchers in Canada have discovered that they will eat small vertebrates, too. Salamanders can also be a part of their diet. I guess it's not that pitcher plants have a particular taste for the little creatures, but once they fall into the trap, apparently there's no getting out. Read more about it at Science Daily.

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