How spiders make webs, video


This 20 November 2018 video shows a spider making its web.

Why do insects get stuck in webs, while the spider itself does not? Because not all of the web’s threads are sticky. There are sticky droplets on part of the threads, and the spider avoids these while moving around.

Herman Schoemaker in the Netherlands made this video.

1 thought on “How spiders make webs, video

  1. Pingback: Why spider webs survive, new research | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.