Spiders found to extend their hearing by using webs as giant audio arrays

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In some of the experiments, the spiders were also observed crouching and stretching, which the scientists believe may be a way of tuning their webs to pick up sounds at different frequencies. Spiders are already known to respond when something vibrates their web, such as a fly or other prey, and the scientists suspect these newfound capabilities may be an extension of that warning system to detect not just potential prey but predators as well.f the National Academy of Sciences, while you can hear from the scientists in the video below.
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