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Saving energy

Venus flytrap controls the trapping process in several ways Carnivorous plants should control their energy budget, otherwise the benefits of capturing insects will not compensate for the costs. The Venus flytrap has several mechanisms to limit waste of energy, Andrej … Continue reading

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Sweet snack

Wild bees can do without flowers – for a while When spring arrives in California, wild bees emerge before flowers appear that offer nectar, providing the animals with energy. To survive, they temporarily use sugary honeydew, as Joan Meiners and … Continue reading

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