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Tiny spider shoots 25-metre web


The Darwin’s Bark Spider produces the world’s toughest fibre.



Which marvel of nature can build a 2 metre orb web with a silk that ranks as the world’s toughest natural fibre?

The answer, as the video above shows, is the Darwin’s Bark Spider and this real life ‘Spider Woman‘, no bigger than a thumbnail has baffled scientists with her web of steel.

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