What plant is as heavy as 100 elephants and as tall as a 27-story building?Why does a skunk cabbage wear a hood? What kind of lily pad is strong enough to stand on?How does the cobra plant catch its prey?If youâ€™re curious about the natural world, youâ€™ll be amazed by Skunk Cabbage, Sundew Plants, and Strangler Figs. Get a close-up look at the wild, crazy, and daring lives of plants that can fly, hitch rides, float, hibernateâ€“â€“and even grow fur! Find out about pitcher plants, which kill and eat animals; Austrian orchids that bloom underground; tank bromeliads, which have entire communities of animals living inside them; and many more. This wonderfully detailed guide from the author of Pet Bugs; More Pet Bugs; and Stink Bugs, Stick Insects, and Stag Beetles unearths the wildest, weirdest plants in the world, as well as the surprisingly bizarre behaviors of everyday plants, trees, and shrubs.