Undeniable Fact: Not so worldwide after all

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

The starfish is the only arachnid which cannot produce a web of any kind. The glands are still there, but they have been adapted to aid in maneuvering and ballast. As a result, the glands no longer produce any secretion except for, in a few species, a weak amino acid solution.


Blogger duffytoler said...

They do, however, retain their "spider sense" which alerts them when a predator comes near.

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