Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Reproductive Strategy Of The Flower That Smells Like A Rotting Corpse



Tom Scott visits a blooming corpse flower at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. Unlike other species that try to reproduce as often as possible, this plant stores energy and then, for 48 hours every seven to ten years, it heats up and sends out the smell of decay and death through the rainforest.

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