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The wild world of carnivorous plants - Kenny Coogan

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Around the world there are more than 600 plant species that supplement a regular diet of sunlight, water and soil with insects, frogs and even rats. Flies, tadpoles and beetles fall prey to the remarkable, predatory antics of carnivorous plants. What exactly are carnivorous plants and how do they trap their prey? Kenny Coogan dives into the world of these flesh-eating tricksters. 

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Kenny Coogan
  • Director Lisa LaBracio
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Stop Motion Animator Kaho Yoshida
  • Concept Designer Kaho Yoshida
  • Compositor Lisa LaBracio
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Composer Jarrett Farkas
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac

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