Find out how plants fight back against insect attacks
Use the left and right arrow keys to avoid danger as you munch your way through a leafy three course meal.
Biology, plants, insects
If you're a plant-eating insect, every day is an all-you-can-eat buffet. However, plants aren't always happy about being eaten and will put up a fight. Plants have developed different defence mechanisms to protect them against insect attacks. Some have spiky leaves, some are sticky, some are poisonous and some release chemicals which attract insect predators.Ready to do battle in pursuit of lunch?