A case of bird capture by a cultivated specimen of the hybrid Nepenthes x mixta

@article{HewittCooper2012ACO,
  title={A case of bird capture by a cultivated specimen of the hybrid Nepenthes x mixta},
  author={Nigel Hewitt-Cooper},
  journal={Carnivorous Plant Newsletter},
  year={2012}
}
As a nurseryman, I’m used to being asked what is the biggest prey item caught by my plants. Of course, as a general rule the answer is insects, but there are some species, especially Nepenthes, which can consume larger animals such as lizards, frogs, small rodents, and even rats—as has been well documented. Indeed there have been several reports of cultivated Nepenthes specimens catching mice, although it is hardly common in comparison to wild plants where a much broader spectrum of fauna is to… 

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