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VIDEO: Trap-Jaw Spiders Webcast with Hannah Wood

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How do spiders hunt? Join entomologist Dr. Hannah Wood as she reveals the behavior of the tiny trap-jaw spider.

VIDEO: How Photography Has Transformed the Study of Spiders and Their Webs

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Jonathan Coddington, on spider webs and photography. Smithsonian Photography Initiative.

Spiders as Predators