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rodents and pitcher plants
#95277 January 2nd, 2007 at 05:21 AM
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Hey Im curious to know if anyone's pitcher plant has ever caught a rodent or lizard or something bigger than a bug or if you feed it rodents?

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#95278 January 2nd, 2007 at 06:41 AM
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO sca frown

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#95279 January 5th, 2007 at 01:37 PM
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Yeah thats what I figured. I guess you could douse the rat in rubbing alcohol to disinfect it and kill anything living on it but that would be cruel. But then again letting a rat slowly digest in a plant is also cruel. I wouldnt try it I was just curious.

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#95280 January 6th, 2007 at 04:19 AM
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Ohh Whewwwww Glad to hear you really wouldn't do it!!! lala laugh laugh

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#95281 January 7th, 2007 at 11:49 AM
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No.... I may be cruel but not that cruel.

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#95282 January 14th, 2007 at 12:28 AM
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Originally posted by carnivorousplantgrower7:
Hey Im curious to know if anyone's pitcher plant has ever caught a rodent or lizard or something bigger than a bug or if you feed it rodents?
There is a picture on the net somewhere of a mouse they found in a Nep pitcher. Wait, here go see!

http://www.wlwt.com/news/9981163/detail.html

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#95283 January 14th, 2007 at 07:43 AM
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Wow! Thats so cool but gross at the same time! Thanks for sharing this with me!


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