This presentation of the nepenthes andamana plant may look, uh, well, like a field of colourful condoms, but in fact the carnivorous plant is much more. Found in the Phang Nga Province of Thailand, where it grows at sea level in coastal savannahs and grasslands, the pitcher plant, like its nepenthes counterpart discussed two slides earlier, is capable of trapping and devouring small animals like rats, mice and lizards.
By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Fo... More By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Food,” National Geographic investigates how to meet our growing need for nourishment without harming the planet that sustains us. Join the discussion in National Geographic magazine and online at http://food.nationalgeographic.com/.
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