Spider webs are nature's GUITARS: Unique silk 'music' reveals information about prey, mates and state of structure

June 5, 2014 10:52 AM

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And now scientists have found that the creatures pluck their webs like a guitar string to gather information about their surroundings.

Spiders silk transmits vibrations across a wide range of frequencies so that when a silken thread is plucked, the sound created carries information about prey, mates, and even the structural integrity of a web.

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