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National Geographic Gets Devoured By Carnivorous Plants

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerFeb 16, 2010 5:43 PM

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I was stunned to learn that National Geographic has never published a story on carnivorous plants. So I wrote one. It's now out in March issue, as well as on the NG web site. It should come as no surprise that the article is accompanied by dazzling photos that will probably make most readers forget that there's a story lurking in the shadows, too. You can look at the pictures in the NG slideshow, and see some extra outtakes on the web site of the photographer, Helene Schmitz.

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