Insects, especially running insects, which have followed the track of honey glands upwards from the stem along the leaf, reach the mouth of the pitcher, and in their efforts to sip the attractive marginal glands fall over into the liquid.
As these possess no glands they are a worthless substitute.
Nearly all the lymphatic glands in the body are involved, and have a characteristic appearance.
Lip balm helps to combat these drying effects as the lips do not have natural sweat or oil glands.
The muzzle is hairy, the ears are of moderate size, and the tail is short, and partially buried among the long hair of the rump. There are no glands on the face; but there is a large globular one at the base of each horn of the size of half a small orange..