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Old 09-02-2007, 08:09 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Renee Attili View Post
I just heard about this on NPR last night on my drive home. I guess they had some rain and they went from looking like fantasy webs they look more like scary, haunted webs.
I guess these trees were next to a pond and the webs were full of mosquitos.They said it was the first time they knew of this kind of spider working together as more of a community than every man (spider) for himself.
They were white until mosquitos started being trapped in the webs. They are at the State Park here, right by the lake.

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Old 09-03-2007, 04:05 AM   #12
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Oh, that makes me feel a little queasy.

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