fly trap

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fly trap

slang The mouth. You can always count on something stupid to come out of Eddie's fly trap.
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fly trap

n. the mouth. Close your fly trap. You talk too much.
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Venus Flytraps can "count" the times an insect touches it that make some form of short-term memory.
As well as writing more news stories than we can possibly count and traversing the length and breadth of the nation for her regular Discovering Britain reports (which she will continue to provide in the months ahead), Laura also proved a deft hand at long-form writing, with superb pieces looking into the future of lunar mining, America's black market trade in Venus flytraps, the true impact of programmes such as Planet Earth II, AirBnB's impact on local communities, the political drama behind protecting Canada's Great Bear Rainforest and, most recently, the fight to save Yorkshire's peatlands.
"The worst calls I have received are those of a bat stuck to freshly poured blacktop or to sticky flytraps placed outside.
Venus flytraps catch insects and spiders with their jaw-like leaves.
Insect detectorsinstall flytraps in the tipping hall and other areas if required.
Tip AFTER putting yellow sticky flytraps in the greenhouse, use a mix of sugar and cooking fat to remove the stickiness from fingers.
M Muckelberg A Venus flytraps are bog plants and as such are usually planted in peat with some drainage added such as sharp sand, to replicate their natural environment.
All three species - and their variants - are winter hardy in the Mid-Atlantic, as are flytraps and many sundews.
The most famous snap-trap plant is the Venus flytrap. While house plant varieties can be purchased at a number of places, naturally occurring species of Venus flytraps are restricted to a small area in northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.
An additional 60 flytraps of various cultivars in the second rosette stage were collected from a commercial plant nursery, referred to as "SWCP." These plants were included to introduce diversity in juvenile plant age to allow the effect of prey on growth to be ascertained across different juvenile rosette stages of growth in the study period.
His eyes look like they've been caught by Venus flytraps.''
He thinks pitcher plants and Venus flytraps are just gorgeous." In other words, he's a totally normal guy with a wife and two young boys, even though he does rent a 2,600-square-foot building for his meat-eating plants, visits them several times a week, and incorporates S.F.
Forget Venus flytraps. Bladderworts, of the genus Utricularia, are cunning meat eaters.
Like the carnivorous plant in the play The Little Shop of Horrors, Venus flytraps, bladderworts, sun dews, and other plants that digest insects and other small creatures were once considered unnatural.
After a thrilling rollercoaster ride through a disused mine, highly reminiscent of Indiana Jones, they encounter giant dandelions and mushrooms, a vast ocean, man-eating venus flytraps and dinosaurs.