But Why?: Why Don't Spiders Get Stuck In Their Webs?

Why don’t spiders stick to their own webs? 

How do spiders walk up walls and on ceilings without falling? Why do spiders have eight legs and eight eyes? How do they make webs? And silk? What’s a cobweb? How do spiders eat? And why are daddy long legs called daddy long legs when they have to have a female to produce their babies?! We’re talking spiders today with arachnologist Catherine Scott.

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Biology, Zoology
Animals
Spiders
K-6, Middle School
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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