Plants Behaving Badly

A “Symbiotic Bond"

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 9s

Roridula, a South African plant covered in sticky resin blobs which trap insects, lack digestive glands. Roridula depend on Pameridea bugs, which are only found among these branches, to process the trapped insects and to leave behind droppings as fertilizer.

Aired: 05/02/17

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

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