Blood-thirsty Plants

Audrey LSOHOne of my favorite plays is Little Shop of Horrors. It’s about a flower shop that inadvertently acquires a plant that murders people. It’s the perfect Halloween movie. Our kids were involved in their high school production; I can still see Audrey II licking her bloody lips!

Are there really plants like Audrey that need blood to survive? Well, perhaps not blood, exactly, but there are plenty of carnivorous plant species—and who knows what they do when we’re not looking?

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