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WORDWISE carnivorous: meat-eating


ecosystem: the plants, animals, and habitats that share an environment


endemic: a plant or animal that only lives in a particular location


erosion: a process in which rock is moved from one place to another


tepui: a fl at-topped mountain found in Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil


weathering: a process in which rock is broken into smaller pieces


This carnivorous plant, Drosera arenicola, can only be found on top of Auyantepui.


This plant, Heliamphora minor, eats ants. It digests frog poop, too.


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