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Are there really man eating plants in the Amazon jungle?

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YES BUT NOT ACTUALLY PLANTS EATING MEN .....CAN U HAVE ALOOK ON BELOW REALITY:----- All plants, unlike animals, are capable of producing their own food. They take carbon dioxide out of the air, water from the ground, light from the sun and make food through a process called photosynthesis. In addition to sunlight, carbon dioxide and water, the plants also need certain minerals to survive. These they usually take out of the soil though their roots. Plants living in wet areas, such as bogs, have a problem, though. The water in these areas carry away many of the nutrients the plants need to grow. Some plants have found a solution to this problem by becoming carnivorous, which means "meat-eating." Rather than get the minerals they need from the soil, they trap animals, mostly insects, and take the nutrients out of the unfortunate victim's body. Darwin originally called these flora insectivores. Later scientists decided that the plants ate enough animals (other than insects) that the term ... more
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Yes There are man eating plants in North America also. Bury a human body near a tree and the tree roots will absorb the nutrients and water from the corpse. more
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not that i have ever heard of being discovered i know there are plants that can eat small amphibians and such and other animals but nothing large enough that could actually eat a person. here is a website that has some good information and is pretty informative about these types of plants hope you enjoy it: http://waynesword.palomar.edu/carnivor.h… take care MG and hope you had a great day..... more
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No. Although there are many plants that can kill because of the toxins they contain, there are no "Triffids" ..... YET! more
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No -- Plants that can kill you maybe, but no plants that can eat you --- Check out these Fun Jungle Facts

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