Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 32 - 32.1 - Concept Check - Page 673: 2


Such a plant would need animal traits for chase (some kind of locomotion, whether using legs or a beating bell as in jellyfish). Though carnivorous plants can also capture and digest prey, this plant would probably use animal mechanisms such as claws or teeth or stinging cells plus a digestive tract.

Work Step by Step

To get this answer, look at the abilities listed in the question. The last two are clearly plant-like, which leaves the first three to be added from animals. To see examples for chase, capture, and digestion, skim ahead several chapters to see how different kinds of animals achieve these.
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