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How the heck?

A Web of Collaboration

Largest Spider Web EverOn the shore of Lake Tawakoni, 50 miles east of Dallas, Texas one of the most bizarre events has hit the study of arachnology ever.

It looks like Fairyland but it is the world’s largest insect trap. Spiders have evolved to create the largest spider web ever seen, over 200 yards along a trail. Thousands of spiders from 12 different species are collaborating with this enormous effort.

Entomologists and arachnologist are stunned, and they’re venturing to Texas to embarkon a detailed study as to how and why this is happening…Read more