How do spiders spin webs indoors?

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How do spiders spin webs indoors?
« on: 08/07/2011 14:01:01 »
Agate Auz─ne  asked the Naked Scientists:
   How do the spiders make their webs indoors, where is no air currents, which could bring the first thread from one place to another making bridge?  

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How do spiders spin webs indoors?
« Reply #1 on: 07/07/2011 13:53:42 »
I'm not sure what you mean? They start by making a strand between two points, and then they start to weave. Web spinning. As for how they get indoors, they walk. Ok, I see what you mean. Think of gravity, they can always use that for making that first strand.
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How do spiders spin webs indoors?
« Reply #2 on: 11/07/2011 11:48:43 »
To you, there may seem to be not so much as slight draft, but to a spider, even the very slightest updraft of rising hot air can be useful. Otherwise, they can attach the end of the thread, walk across the floor, ceiling or walls to the opposing point and then retract the thread to make it taught.
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