When people think about plants, they often think of the common trees, flowers, and bushes they see every day. Most don’t realize the world has tons of crazy foliage growing all over the place, some of which have the ability to kill any living thing that gets too close.
Who needs Triffids when we already have some otherworldly plants here on Earth?
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Discovered in 2000, the Nepenthes attenboroughii, or Attenborough’s pitcher plant, is a bit more ravenous than other carnivorous plants. While most meat-eating plants resign themselves to insects and arachnids, the pitcher plant craves mice and shrews, according to the BBC. Being a pitcher, the plant collects water during rains. When rats and other vermin, and even birds, peek their heads in to take a sip, the Philippine plants slap down their lids, trapping their unlucky yet juicy quarries in their football-sized traps and begin dissolving them. New York City’s officials ought to figure out a way to cultivate some of these to take care of that rat problem they’re always talking about.