Carnivorous plants have been a passion of Ben Heffner’s for two decades. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Pennsylvania State University and works as a resident field biologist and assistant greenhouse manager for Aquascapes Unlimited Inc. An amateur mycologist, he has a lifelong passion for all things wildlife.

Captivating Carnivores | North American Plants of Prey for the Pond

By Ben Heffner / October 28, 2021 / 0 Comments

An unsuspecting fly lazily buzzes around in search of food. Passing by some dew drops, it senses something sweet and lands on a little green leaf in a swampy meadow for a closer look. Suddenly, in the blink of an eye, the leaf snaps shut, trapping the fly behind a row of teeth. This insect […]

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