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    Pictures of your Drosera eating things

    Here's mine:

    D. capensis "typical" eating a pill-bug.





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    I like it! A nice series of photos.
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    springtails on D. glanduligera

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    Nice shots guys. Surprised Mach didn't correct Dex's misidentification of the pill bug ! hahahaha

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    Drosera scorpioides
    Grand Hotel... always the same. People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.

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    two Drosera venusta leaves sharing an unidentified species of caterpillar I found on my Sarracenia:

    It escaped and I had to put it back on a leaf.

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    Nice pics everyone

    I don't know if it is the same for everyone but to me feeding a Drosera an insect is a very old and ritualistic activity from me. It takes me straight back to my childhood; feeding ants to a D. capensis and just spending countless minutes or hours watching them try to escape.

    I find the moments spent watching the insect writhe in its final and prolonged hours on earth to be extremely introspective as it almost requires some sort of sick desire to watch the insect suffer, and the time that it takes to witness the Drosera actually move towards the insect takes longer than most people would be willing to sit out and wait. Sort of makes you feel like you are god for just a few minutes to that small insect. Sealing their fate on a tentacled platform.
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