What’s A Poor Spider To Do?

Do you remember the horrible flooding that Pakistan experienced during the winter? It was the worst in memory and left more than a fifth of the county flooded. To escape the water, it seems that millions upon millions of spiders scurried up the trees and set up house. According to Duncan Geere, writing for “Wired, U.K.,” there has been a surprising benefit to having so many spider webs in the trees — they’re catching a lot of mosquitoes that might otherwise cause diseases. See the entire article online. Interesting!

About M.J.Deare

I am a writer, actively researching topics of interest. I am also a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, with a degree in English, and have a master's degree from the University of Memphis. Born in New Orleans, I lived there until moving to northwest Arkansas and from there to Memphis, Tennessee. My husband and I currently reside in The Woodlands, Texas.
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