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Mediterranean spider's web

Mediterranean spider's web

C021/8800

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25.3 MB (6.0 MB compressed)

3646 x 2421 pixels

31.0 x 20.6 cm ⏐ 12.2 x 8.1 in (300dpi)

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Credit

CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Web of a Mediterranean spider (Uroctea durandi). Signalling threads that protrude from the web alert the spider to passing prey. When a thread is triggered, the spider lunges out of the nearest opening to the prey to catch it.

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