Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Spiders produce silk from structures called spinnerets, which are glands at the base of their abdomens. Spiders produce a wide variety of silk and each type has its own particular use. For instance, the strong and elastic silk is used to build the foundation of a web; sticky threads are produced to trap prey; tough
Sunday, 04 June 2017
In general, all spiders produce silk. And, this type of silk is used for climbing, to make webs or other structures, which function as sticky nets to catch other animals, or as nests or cocoons to protect their offspring, or to wrap up prey. Thus, spider webs are one of the strongest fibers in nature.