Help on Spiders

Jon Castor jscastor at
Thu Feb 2 20:50:51 EST 1995

Does anyone "know" what's known/theorized/unknown about spiders and how 
they keep from being stuck to their own webs?  My 5 year old son asks 
this question;  per the Encyclopedia Britannica, it's "not yet 
completely understood"!  Info and/or good references will be 
appreciated.  Thanks.
Jon (jscastor at

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