An illustration of Venus fly traps, with the text VFT written on it three times.

Dropping Like Flies

Episode #5

2014-04-24 14:28:23


Every year for the past few years, tens of thousand of flytraps have gone missing — from the wild, from gardens, from nurseries. And, really, nobody knows where they go. What’s cropped up in rural North Carolina is essentially a Venus Flytrap crime ring — with lackeys, middlemen, and a mysterious end buyer who’s perpetuating the market.