Thursday, October 27, 2005

Dewy Webs

Wandering up the hill on our morning walk, we saw lots and lots of these non-orb spider’s webs in the chaparral shrubs. We had a heavy dew last night, so the webs were chock-a-block full of dew drops. If you caught them at just the right angle with respect to the sun, you got a brilliant rainbow effect — quite spectacular!

But I have to wonder what the poor little cold-blooded spiders think of all this dew. Do they like waking up with their “house” flooded? Is it a good thing or a bad thing to a spider. I have nary a clue…

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1 comment:

  1. In the old blog, Anonymous said:
    Perhaps one should look it up. After all, the spiders are on the Web. (Groan)