Trees cocooned by spiders 世界上最大,最強的蜘蛛網。

去年(2010)7月開始的巴基斯坦大洪水,水退之後的奇特現象。

在巴基斯坦信德村(Pakistani village of Sindh),樹木籠罩在可怕的蜘蛛網中,彷彿作繭自縛。 科學家猜測,可能是蜘蛛為了逃避洪水,爬到樹上織起前所未見的龐大蛛網,洪水退後的蚊蟲都被蜘蛛網捕獲,幫助當地居民減少了瘧疾的發生。

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相關連結:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/pictures/110331-pakistan-flood-spider-trees-webs/

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/03/cocooned-trees-help-reduce-ris.html

by yunol