British Wildlife 13.5 June 2002

The deadly world of Britain’s carnivorous plants

If I had a magic carpet to whisk me to anywhere in the world, I think that I might choose the part of south-east Venezuela known as the Guyana Shield. The real-life setting of Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, this is an area of sand-stone plateaux which rise sheer from the rain forest.

Reserve Focus: Askham Bog, North Yorkshire Salisbury Plain Training Area - the British steppes?
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