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by Makoto Honda
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Dionaea muscipula                                                                                                                                    © 2009 Makoto Honda. All Rights Reserved



The swift closing phase of the Venus flytrap's trap. As the prey struggles to escape, the physical stimulation causes the trap to further tighten the lobe pressure during the narrowing phase of the closure.

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