She said she thought they were very interesting to watch.
(For the books:she's turning six.
They are,even for this 40+ somebody...
Especially the venus fly trap of course with their 'jaws' snapping shut.
I had a few some time ago,but i've only a Drosera(/Sundew) left,which keeps on going on a windowsill.
The venus fly trap(Dionaea muscipula) :
Touch one of those hairs on the inside once and nothing happens,do it again in a brief enough time and SNAP!
But this Drosera is the only i've got left still :
These don't move as fast,they rely on stickiness instead.
They will curve round a catch,to get as much nutrients out of it as possible,but that'll take at least day or so.
By then it'll look like this:
I'm still smiling at the moment,mostly due to the fact the local anesthetics are still working after my trip to the dentist today...
'It's just like crop circles. No matter how many aliens own up to making them, there are always a few diehards who believe that humans go out with garden rollers in the middle of the night-'