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Meet The Meat-Eating Plants At The San Antonio Botanical Garden

An event this weekend might just be creepy enough for an early Halloween.

It’s not quite the man-eating plant seen on the Addams Family, or Audrey II from "Little Shop Of Horrors," but the San Antonio Botanical Garden this weekend welcomes a special exhibit of carnivorous plants.

"Savage Gardens" celebrates these oddities of nature and the resourcefulness of adaptation.

Huge multimedia sculptures bring the exhibits to life with an up-close view from an insect’s perspective of the Venus Flytrap, Pitcher Plant, Trumpet Plant and Sundew.

Is it art or is it nature? Only you can decide.

"Savage Gardens" opens Saturday and runs through Dec. 1.

Eileen Pace is a veteran radio and print journalist with a long history of investigative and feature reporting in San Antonio and Houston, earning more than 50 awards for investigative reporting, documentaries, long-form series, features, sports stories, outstanding anchoring and best use of sound.