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University of Guelph Researchers Discover Meat-Eating Plant in Ontario

Jun 08, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSscienceresearch] --The University of Guelph issued the following news release:

Call it the "Little Bog of Horrors." In what is believed to be a first for North America, biologists at the University of Guelph have discovered that meat-eating pitcher plants in Ontario's Algonquin Park wetlands consume not just bugs but also young salamanders.

In a paper published this week in the journal Ecology, the research team reports what integrative biologist Alex Smith calls the "unexpected ...