Native to the cape in South Africa, the Cape sundew (Drosera capensis) is a carnivorous plant that is adorned with brightly coloured tentacles. These tentacles secrete a sticky mucilage that is used to trap and hold insects. The acid and enzymes contained in the mucilage helps to break down and digest the poor bug. The sundew tries to get as many digestive glands as possible attached to the insect, which it does by rolling down on top of its prey.

Native to the cape in South Africa the Cape sundew (Drosera capensis) is a…

Native to the cape in South Africa, the Cape sundew (Drosera capensis) is a carnivorous plant that is adorned with brightly coloured tentacles. These tentacles secrete a sticky mucilage that is used to trap and hold insects. The acid and enzymes contained in the mucilage helps to break down and digest the poor bug. The sundew tries to get as many digestive glands as possible attached to the insect, which it does by rolling down on top of its prey.

Native to the cape in South Africa the Cape sundew (Drosera capensis) is a…

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