All about spiders and their silk, one of the most versatile substances on earth

All about spiders and their silk, one of the most versatile substances on earth

In the latest issue of National Geographic, environmental writer Jason Bittel spins a wonderful article exploring spiderwebs, spiders, and all things arachnid.   The intricate webs they build are items of wonder and beauty, but by using this wonderful silky, sticky, sometimes stinky substance, which is actually a protein created in spiders’ bodies, spiders can do everything from attracting a mate, hang gliding to a new spot, staying sheltered, and catching dinner.

Click into this informative source article to explore this natural wonder, and see some amazing webs for yourself.

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