But in this picture you can actually see that they are closed tightly around whatever it's digesting.This plant of my sons is relatively small, but the gal at Home Depot said she used to have one and it grew quite large. I'm hoping my son has the same luck. (Interesting fact: If you feed it hamburger it will get indigestion and probably die.)
*****Late Breaking Information*****
The good news: For the first time since school started, my son has come home with homework.
The bad news: I just read a news article that states that "over half of the high school students in Alachua county are reading below their grade level."
Something is very wrong.