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Take a look at Bannerghatta Butterfly Park’s unique spider!

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Take a look at Bannerghatta Butterfly Park's unique spider!

Golden Orb Weaver females burrow in the ground to lay thousands of spiderlings

BENGALURU:

The Bannerghatta Butterfly Park has a unique resident that multiplies exponentially!

The Golden Orb Weaver (Nephila Pilipes), as its name suggests, has a unique golden-coloured web . Females can lay anywhere from 300 to 3,000 eggs by burrowing in the ground or within webs to protect the eggs from predators such as ants.

Take a look at Bannerghatta Butterfly Park's unique spider!

These orb-weaving spiders use vibrations as a mode of communication. Sometimes they mimic the vibrations of other insects by making sounds from their abdomens so as to catch bigger prey like birds, bats and bigger insects .

For further details, please visit http://www.bannerghattabiologicalpark.org

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