Rafflesia, the Stinky Giant Flower by Gabrielle Hunter Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rafflesia_80_cm.jpg The curious flowering plant, rafflesia, is a parasitic plant with no stems, true roots, or leaves. It develops a thick and fleshy bloom that looks like an “alien” flower. Now, what’s special about the rafflesia is its peculiar smell. It smells like rotting flesh!
A whopping 165,000 species grouped in 127 families make butterflies and moths one of the most diverse insects in the world. There is no clear-cut difference between moths and butterflies, and scientists have yet to make a definitive distinction. In general, butterflies tend to be brighter in color and fly in the day, while the
Honey Bee Facts: When a honey bee stings you, the stinger gets stuck in your skin. When the bee flies away, its stinger is ripped out of its body and it dies within minutes. Did you know this already? Read on for more Honey bee facts! 1. The honey bee has been around for millions
Worlds largest flower carpet Around 15 tones of flowers were used for the creation of the flower carpet, with a help of over 500 students and 25 artists. This was done in Kozhikode, Kerala a state of India which is also known as God’s Own Country. The carpet is 17,622 square feet and seven types