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Terrifying carnivorous plants

Nepenthes. Another type of carnivorous pitcher plant is the Nepenthes genus, sometimes known as "monkey cups" because monkeys have been seen sipping rainwater from them. The round or tube-shaped trap has a colourful lip which attracts insects, but is very slippy. The plants have also been known to catch rats, lizards, and even birds. Picture: Alamy

This stunning species of mushroom can be found in New Zealand and India and is a very distinctive bright blue colour, while the gills have a slight reddish tint from the spores! This Mushroom is in fact so famous it was featured on the back of a $50 NZ bank-note! You know this already but it is 100% non-edible.

Octopus stinkhorn (Clathrus archeri), a red-coloured Devil's hand. Compare to the white variant here beside. Photo: Koos Roggeveld

1862 hand coloured lithograph of Clathus Ruber fungi, also known as Latticed Stinkhorn, Basket Stinkhorn and the Red Cage, by English botanist Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1825 - 1814)

The maple leaf was first used as a military symbol in 1860, when it was incorporated into the badge of the 100th Regiment (Royal Canadians). The maple leaf was used by Canadian troops as a symbol for a variety of things in the Second World War, from regimental badges to identifying Canadian army and naval equipment. On February 15, 1965, the red maple leaf flag was inaugurated as the national flag of Canada and since then, it has been a symbol of pride and patriotism for Canadians.

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