Episode 293: Cryptid Plants


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Have you ever heard of the Vegetable Lamb? A plant that grew tiny sheep. It sounds like something made up, yet people went searching for this cross between plant and animal and there are stories of plants being shipped to London, studied by scientists, who couldn't identify what kind of specimen they were looking at. In North-East Africa, they tell about the Man Eating Lotus of Nubia. A tree that sustains itself by consuming flesh. South America and Mexico are home to the Planta Vampira, a blood drinking vine that can attack unwary travelers. Listen up to find out about some more things to worry about as you go through life.

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