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Cutaway views let us see hidden secrets - above and below water, below ground, the interior drama of meat-eating plants, the worm at home in the apple.
Most meat-eating plants produce enzymes (proteins that aid in body functions) that liquefy the insect's soft tissues.
If you like to collect things - alpines, cacti, carnivorous or meat-eating plants - you'll want a more solid building with low brick or timber walls and glass that is fitted with plenty of ventilators.
Today, greenhouse visitors watch a dazzling array of meat-eating plants with active traps, which have moving parts.
Greenhouse visitors can watch a dazzling array of meat-eating plants with active traps, which have moving parts (see Venus flytrap photo).
For example, Kogoj's black comedy Balance, also translated into English for the PreGlej exchange, features the everyday violence and cruelty in the relationship between Ela, a female biologist caring for a putrid meat-eating plant, and her slacker lover Egon, whom she pays to feed her plant with his various bodily excretions.