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„The red spiderweb“

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A spider web, spiderweb, spider's web or cobweb (from the obsolete word coppe, meaning "spider")[1] is a device built by a spider out of proteinaceous spider silk extruded from its spinnerets.

Spider webs have existed for at least 140 million years, as witnessed in a rare find of Early Cretaceous amber from Sussex, southern England.[2]

Insects can get trapped in spider webs, providing nutrition to the spider; however, not all spiders build webs to catch prey, and some do not build webs at all. The main difference between spider webs and cobwebs is that spider webs are still in use, while cobwebs are webs that have been abandoned.

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Franziska Bittermann 2012-04-17 17:01:01 UTC
beautiful work!! :) lg franziska
Odon Czintos 2012-04-18 03:31:52 UTC
(creator of the artwork)
Many thanks.
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