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Zoologger: The biggest spider web in the world

The spider attaches a line of silk to the tree branch she is standing on, by the side of a river, and bungee-jumps into space...

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  • Gregorič, M, I Agnarsson, TA Blackledge, and M Kuntner. 2011. Darwin's bark spider: giant prey in giant orb webs (Caerostris darwini, Araneae: Araneidae)? Journal of Arachnology 39(2):287-295. doi:10.1636/Chi10-52.1
  • Gregorič, M, I Agnarsson, TA Blackledge, and M Kuntner. 2011. How Did the Spider Cross the River? Behavioral Adaptations for River-Bridging Webs in Caerostris darwini (Araneae: Araneidae). PLoS ONE 6(10): e26847. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026847
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