Found some good information:
That page indicates the plants need to be watered with distilled
water, because tap water will slowly kill the plant. It also indicates
that you should never feed it hamburger. It suggest placing the
plant into a tray of water to keep the soil moist and somewhere
I just read that the actual leaf of the fly trap is the carnivorous
part of the plant and the plant itself is still gets most of it's energy
through photosynthesis (ie, sunlight hitting the leaves). A leaf
will die after 2 or 3 entrapments of flies.
They seem to have originated in a 100 mile radius of Wilmington,
Apparently North Carolina has put laws into effect that make
people criminals for collecting wild fly traps. :-(
The following link is pretty neat and educational...
Click to see the full signature.