There are about 630 species of plants, which do not eat away the fauna.One of the most well-known predator is the sundew.Most of its species native to Australia and New Zealand, but they occur in Russia - for example, sundew macrophylla.This is a perennial herbaceous plant with round or oblong leaves.The upper surface of the leaves and the edges are covered with glandular hairs, mucus.

plant if strewn with drops of dew, and precisely because of this feature, it got its name.However, this "dew" is not harmless.It attracts insects, but in fact is a sticky substance, rendering paralytic effect.Sitting on a leaf sundew, the victim is no longer able to fly.The leaves of this plant are very sensitive.Feeling adhering inse
ct leaves begin to curl, grasping prey from all sides.The drops contains digestive enzymes, which allow the plant to successfully digest and absorb all the nutrients of the victim.

Venus Flytrap

Venus Flytrap - a resident of the US Atlantic coast.The appearance of this carnivorous flora very peculiar.Perennial herb provided with brightly colored leaves traps on long stems, resembling the mouth of the fantastic monster.The edges of these traps littered with long and sharp spikes.

Insects, attracted by the bright colors, sit down on a sheet, and the trap closes immediately, becoming impromptu stomach.The blades are synthesized enzymes to help digestion occurs.Venus Flytrap prefers to eat slowly - the plant digests its prey within 10 days.


Nepentis or kuvshinochnik - a resident of the tropics.It grows in northern Australia, tropical Asia, Madagascar.Most species are shrub or subshrub vines, which along with the usual leaves leaves pitchers are often brightly colored, reminiscent of a quaint flower.Top pitcher stands out from the sweet nectar, but inside are digestive enzymes.

insects and even small rodents climb the plant to enjoy the sweet juice, slip and fall into a trap from which it can not escape, and nepentis begins to digest its prey.