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Carnivorous Plants

This Is What A Sheep-Eating Plant Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.21.2013 | Green

An exotic "sheep-eating" plant, so-called because it kills and "eats" sheep, has bloomed for the first time at the Royal Horticultural Society's Garde...

WATCH: Meat-Eating Plant Snaps Up Prey FAST

| Posted 10.01.2012 | Science

by Elizabeth Pennisi Many carnivorous plants snag prey by luring them onto sticky surfaces from which there is no escape. But a common sundew (Drose...

WATCH: Bad Weather Helps Meat-Eating Plant Trap Bug

Posted 06.16.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/13/2012 06:17 PM EDT on LiveScience One species of ant-eating carnivorous plant has a...

LOOK: Carnivorous Plants In The Suburbs

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

DERWOOD, Md. -- There are more than 650 carnivorous plants in the world and Michael Szesze guesses he's got about "four to five hundred" of them growi...

Dazzling QR Code Art

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

For a project entitled "Beautiful Traps," tech-savvy artist Yiying Lu painted dazzling and dangerous carnivorous plants with QR codes. Seven predatory...

Tiny Bugs Do Dirty Work For Meat-Eating Plants

Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/09/2012 05:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Carnivorous plants can have valuable allies in ants,...

WATCH: These Plants Feed Themselves

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Gardening may never get so easy. In the video above, HGTV shows us how to assemble a small garden full of carnivorous plants like sundews, Venus flytr...

Blue Tit Gobbled By Carnivorous Plant

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 10.05.2011 | Weird News

A type of killer plant gobbled a blue tit for the second time in history. Yes, it sounds like a scene from the unrated version of Avatar, but it ac...

Carnivorous Plants, Like Venus Flytrap, Dwindling Across U.S.

Discovery News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's something eerily animal-like about venus flytraps -- touch the trigger hairs and their maws snap shut around an insect, grinning greedily. [.....

11 Carnivorous Plants (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

These plants may look like sweet, innocent flowers, but don't be fooled -- they are meat-eating killers! Carnivorous plants are those that don't just ...

This Week In Green: Obamas Park Hopping, Meat-Eating Plants, Activists Run Amok And More (PHOTOS)

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

Even though it's the slow news month of August, we had plenty going on at HuffPost Green -- It's beer month, for Godsakes. Check out my favorite stories of the week and pick your fave.