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I'm carnivorous!
Mount Misery Retreat Center, Brown's Mill, NJ - August 7, 2005

The pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) traps insects by luring them into its pitcher with a sweet-smelling nectar, where they find themselves unable to escape due to sharp, downward-pointing hairs that force them further and further down until they fall into a pool of enzymes that slowly digest them.

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