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This Plant Bleeds Nectar To Attract Help

April 27th, 2016

Episode 470 of 580 episodes

When a species of nightshade is injured by hungry beetles, it produces sugary nectar at the wound site. The nectar attracts ants that then keep the beetles at bay.

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