Plants Behaving Badly

The Venus Flytrap

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 39s

Carnivorous plants have evolved ways of trapping insects. Snap traps work along the lines of an old-fashioned mousetrap. Scientists have finally worked out how the Venus flytrap can close its trap so quickly.

Aired: 05/02/17

Rating: TV-PG

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