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The Arachnid Version of a Web Designer and Developer

An orb weaver spider with its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Orb-weaver spiders know a thing or two about web design and development. And their skills have nothing to do with computers. Have you ever stepped out into your garden in the early morning and seen a spiral or wheel-shaped web glistening with droplets...

An orb weaver spider with its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An orb weaver spider with its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An orb weaver spider with its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the spider and the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the spider and the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the spider and the bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After breakfast, the spider slides down a stem to find a shaded spot away from the blazing sun--and to rest for a bit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
After breakfast, the spider slides down a stem to find a shaded spot away from the blazing sun--and to rest for a bit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

After breakfast, the spider slides down a stem to find a shaded spot away from the blazing sun--and to rest for a bit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 5:07 PM
 
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