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    I was reading a book and I went to the plant section and it said in the quiz section: Is it true there's a plant that eats frogs? Now I thought the answer would be: True -Nepenthese but it said: True - The Venus Flytrap does!

    That can't be true!!! Can it?

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    its false unless it was the tiniest frog in the world
    it would leave an exoskelotan
    and it may have some things harmful to the plant
    I love nepenthes

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    iread about this in a few books and seen it happen in a few videos and pictures . so i think its possbile but its moire likely that the frog will escape and it would have to be a really small frog .

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    Have you ever researched on how big VFT traps get in rainforests? There traps get up to 2-6 inches, to where it can securly* trap a blue hornet. There are frogs that arent to much bigger than the first segement of your pointer finger, and besides, all the pictures are like of frogs with there hind legs sticking out.
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    ^Just thought id put that in there, it was pretty funny when he said it.

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    Hi,
    Trapsrock, vft's actually grow in the carolinas of the USA, and they don't get up to 6 inches. Theres a video that shows a vft closing on a small tree frog, and encyclopedia encarta 96' sofware shows a frog in a small clip getting caught. Jmenprkr, it wouldn't have to be the smallest frog in the world. I have seen frogs poking around my vft's in a small, but relatively average sized frogS in my mini bogs that could easily be trapped, not the whole frog, but just its forebody.
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    Quote (Jmenprkr @ Aug. 01 2003,5:32)
    it would leave an exoskelotan[/QUOTE]
    Nonono... it would leave a skeleton. A little too used to talking about exoskeletons, eh? LOL [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif[/img]

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    Quote (FlytrapGurl @ Aug. 02 2003,06:13)
    Quote (Jmenprkr @ Aug. 01 2003,5:32)
    it would leave an exoskelotan[/QUOTE]
    Nonono... it would leave a skeleton. A little too used to talking about exoskeletons, eh? LOL [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif[/img]

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    ya lol
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    Quote (sarracenialuver @ Aug. 02 2003,05:25)
    Hi,
    Trapsrock, vft's actually grow in the carolinas of the USA, and they don't get up to 6 inches. Theres a video that shows a vft closing on a small tree frog, and encyclopedia encarta 96' sofware shows a frog in a small clip getting caught. Jmenprkr, it wouldn't have to be the smallest frog in the world. I have seen frogs poking around my vft's in a small, but relatively average sized frogS in my mini bogs that could easily be trapped, not the whole frog, but just its forebody.
    Kevin[/QUOTE]
    o i didnt know frogs were so small [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif[/img] [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wow.gif[/img]
    I love nepenthes

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