Bladderwort trap - closeup, Otún Quimbaya Fauna and Flora Sanctuary, Colombia
Our guide and friend Manuel Espejo is obsessed with carnivorous plants, so here we tried to use the 5:1 macro lens I brought to document the trapping mechanism of a bladderwort. The paperclip is pointing at the trap, which is a mere 1mm in size, yet one of the most sophisticated trapping mechanisms in the natural world.
The below video explains it well:
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