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Top 10 Coolest Spiders

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8th Place: Net-Casting Spider
Spiderman Without a Costume

The net-casting spider doesn’t hunt at night, just lazes around in its web. It has another technique: to catch insects flying past, it dangles upside down from a branch and holds a small net between its front legs. It’s not just any net, as it’s not sticky but has a texture like Velcro.

Net-Casting Spider Net-Casting Spider - Photo: Dr Morley Read/Shutterstock

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