Saturday, 29 September 2012

Abundance of Spiders Weaving Scores of Webs

Above-average temperatures from the spring and summer have created the ideal conditions for spiders to thrive in many U.S. locations.
More spiders, of course, also means more spiderwebs. Why are there so many spiders? Does the increase in spiders mean a harsher winter?

Michael Raupp, a professor with the University of Maryland Department of Entomology, has the answer.

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