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Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness
by Makoto Honda
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The energy from the sun is converted to the chemical energy by the plants in the process known as photosynthesis - a process only plants are capable of performing. At this very first tropic level of the eco-system, the Venus flytrap must compete with other green plants for photosynthetic efficiency.

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