Charlotte's Web - WEBS in the MORNING DEW

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife provides this image of a spider web covered with morning dew. It is online via USFW.


While shimmering webs are beautiful for humans to see, the dew is indispensable for the web's creator. Experts believe that a spider can replace at least ten percent of the water it needs just by drinking the droplets which have settled on its web.

The best way to view a spider's artistry is before the sun dries the dew:

With a web in place, the spider is now ready to catch its food. What—and how—does it eat?

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5199stories and lessons created

Original Release: Dec 01, 2006

Updated Last Revision: Mar 24, 2018

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