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" ... to thirty-six hours after they were imprisoned. In about twelve hours, as nearly as I could make out, they lost the power of drawing their feet back, and could only move the brush-like appendages. There was some variation with different bladders as... "
Gardeners' Chronicle, Horticultural Trade Journal - Page 304
1875
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The American Naturalist, Volume 9

Biology - 1875
...back, but otherwise it seemed partly paralyzed, moving its body but very little ; even small larvœ of this species that had plenty of room to swim about...that the plant feeds directly upon them ? The why and wherefore is no more inexplicable than many another fact in nature. And it only goes to show that the...
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The American Naturalist, Volume 9

Biology - 1875
...fierce, thrusting out its horns and feet and drawing them back, but otherwise it seemed partly paralyzed, moving its body but very little ; even small larvae...that the plant feeds directly upon them ? The why and wherefore is no more inexplicable than many another fact in nature. And it only goes to show that the...
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the american naturalist

a. s. packard, jr.\ f. w. putnam\ r. h. ward - 1875
...back, but otherwise it seemed partly paralyzed, moving its body but very little ; even small larvaj of this species that had plenty of room to swim about...that the plant feeds directly upon them ? The why and wherefore is no more inexplicable than many another fact in nature. And it only goes to show that the...
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the american naturalist

a. s. packard, jr.\ f. w. putnam\ r. h. ward - 1875
...plenty of room to swim about were soon very quiet, although they showed signs of life from twenty -four to thirty-six hours after they were imprisoned. In...that the plant feeds directly upon them ? The why and wherefore is no more inexplicable than many another fact in nature. And it only goes to show that the...
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Freaks and Marvels of Plant Life: Or Curiosities of Vegetation

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - Plant anatomy - 1881 - 463 pages
...the outline of the animal was lost to view. " Nothing yet in the history of carnivorous plants come so near to the animal as this. I was forced to the...many stomachs digesting and assimilating animal food. " I have frequently trapped the snake larvae and seen them enter the bladders. They seem to be wholly...
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The Sagacity & Morality of Plants: A Sketch of the Life & Conduct of the ...

John Ellor Taylor - Botany - 1884 - 311 pages
...outline of the animal was lost to view. Nothing yet in the history of carnivorous plants came so near the animal as this. I was forced to the conclusion...stomachs digesting and assimilating animal food." Charles Kingsley's observant eye did not fail to notice the peculiarity of the West Indian kinds of...
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American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists

Marcia Bonta - Nature - 1995 - 248 pages
...fierce, thrusting out its horns and feet and drawing them back, but otherwise it seemed partly paralyzed, moving its body but very little; even small larvae...that the plant feeds directly upon them? The why and wherefore is no more inexplicable than many another fact in nature. And it only goes to show that the...
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