Hawaii's Fatal Attraction

Hawaii's Fatal Attraction

Streaming Video - 2013
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They lure insects into death traps, then gorge on their flesh. Carnivorous plants deceive, then kill. Bugs are drawn to what look like dewdrops on a sundew, then find themselves entangled in sticky tentacles. A tropical pitcher plant smells sweet to bugs, but its slippery surfaces tumble victims into its open maw. A Venus flytrap snaps shut if its tiny hairs are brushed twice. Like figures in a shadow theater, silhouettes of prey show through a Philippine pitcher plant. And that's just what the plants are up to-travel beyond the white, sandy beaches and clear, blue seas for a look at Hawaii's rare and unique native plants and animals.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1991
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (57 min.) :,sd., col


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