Why Spiders Don’t Get Trapped in Their Own Web

One of the nice things about working for environmental organisations like INQUIRE Botany, is that you get to know about things like this: http://www.inquirebotany.org/en/news/why-spiders-don-t-get-stuck-in-their-own-webs-278.html

Two scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and The University of Costa Rica have managed to figure out the spider’s secret by washing spider’s legs!

In fact, the spider could get caught and it has to tread very carefully but it also has a couple of advantages over other bugs as the video explains

Spider Legs Adaptation so they dont get stuck
Click to watch the video. Cool!