Further informationSpider safety: While the majority of spiders are not harmful to humans, some do carry poisonous venom that is dangerous to people. If you see a spider, the best thing to do is to just stay away from it, and always tell a grown-up right away if you get bitten by one.
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Did you know that there are special ways human sometimes use spider silk?? Because it’s so strong, fisherman have been known to use the webs of a certain kind of spider to help them catch small fish!Spider silk was also once used to cover wounds in certain parts of the world! Spider silk is amazingly strong, and scientists are always studying it to try and copy it so we can use its awesome abilities too!
Sources & links
“Wildlife gardening ”“ spiders.” Wildchicken Nature and Technology. 20 Sep. 2010 “Spiders.” Pocantico Hills Central School. 20 Sep. 2010 “Golden Silk Spider.” Arthropods. Pelotes Island Nature Preserve. 20 Sep. 2010