Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin. These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still fascinate scientists today. In two one-hour films, Plants Behaving Badly reveals a world of deceit and treachery worthy of any fictional thriller.Program Website
Scientists have finally worked out how the Venus flytrap can close its trap so quickly.
Roridula Plants depend on Pameridea bugs to process trapped insects.
Orchids deceive insects into helping them, using tricks, including the promise of sex.