How Do Spiders Spin Webs?

By Daily Graphic
Spider webs are one of the most beautiful sights of nature. The spider's web can be seen in any nook and corner.

The spider has a gland inside its body which is called a spinneret. The liquid silk flows out of its body through the spinneret and hardens into thread.

The spider can easily stretch out each spinneret like the fingers of a hand and manipulate it to produce thin and thick bands of silk.

The spider webs are quite varied in design. For instance, the silk of the web can be very thick or thin and sometimes the web may look like a necklace.

The spider, however, is never caught in its own web as its feet are equipped with a special gland which secretes oil and prevents it from being caught.

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