Feb 3, 2012
When floods hit Pakistan in 2010, spiders needed to move higher than the water just like every other creature. And so they climbed up into the trees. Despite being in a different habitat and being in extremely close quarters with fellow arachnids, they kept on spinning and weaving their webs…
An unexpected benefit to this odd phenomenon was that, despite all the stagnant pools left by the receding flood, the mosquito population was kept in check.
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