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Behind the Scenes: Golden Silk Orbweaver Feeding | California Academy of Sciences

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Published on Feb 28, 2011

Academy biologist Tessa provides a behind the scenes look to feeding golden silk orbweavers (Nephila clavipes), located on the Costa Rica level of the Rainforests of the World exhibit. Like its relatives in Madagascar, this spider weaves a tough web that snares insect meals and acts as a barrier against intruders, They can be found in southern U.S. To Peru and Argentina.

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