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How Spiders Use Electricity to Fly | Decoder

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Published on : 06 May 2019

Can spiders fly? When you think of the greatest aviators in the natural world, you probably think of the usual winged suspects like birds, bees, and butterflies. But some of the earths eight-legged creatures also have specialized ways of soaring through the skies—no wings necessary.
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In a process called ballooning, spiders release fine strands of silk into the air and harness the power of the wind to travel great distances. In fact, some of the longest arachnid flights lasted for thousands of miles.

Today, scientists widely debate the exact science behind spiders ballooning, but one prominent theory suggests that spiders could be using the electric field in earths atmosphere, in addition to the wind, to provide lift to their silk strands and send them sailing away.

Discover the amazing aerodynamics of spiders wingless flight in this latest video from Decoder. For more, read Soaring Spiders from the May 2019 issue of National Geographic magazine.

Read more in See how spiders ‘fly’ for hundreds of miles
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La Granja de Zenón

How have the Devs allowed this?
Do they even test a patch before releasing it??

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Pinoy Kids Channel
Pinoy Kids Channel 19 days ago

WHAT?!?!

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Shin bút chì Fan VN Club

People amazed at spiders flying are amazing to me. You mean you've never been outside and had a little mofo glide onto you? You've never seen Charlotte's Web? Wild

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Junky Kid TV - Learn Colors for Children

Me: Wow spiders can Fly!!

Also Me: Stop the Earth I want off

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19 days ago

everyone gangsta till the spiders start flyin

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Sen Vang Kids
Sen Vang Kids 19 days ago

Why?..to become Spiderman someday

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Debbie Doo Kids TV
Debbie Doo Kids TV 19 days ago

I'm not going outside ever again.

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Kids Roma Show
Kids Roma Show 19 days ago

one more reason not to leave the house

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SevenAwesomeKids
SevenAwesomeKids 19 days ago

Did you ever heard the legend of spider the kite

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Oddbods - Official Channel

They are going to evolve to fly one day! Just think a spider with wings!

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Future Kids
Future Kids 19 days ago

We gotta throw away the whole sky now

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Kids Toys Play
Kids Toys Play 19 days ago

This is a whole lotta nope.

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Miss Katy
Miss Katy 19 days ago

our website

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Toys And Little Gaby

It's time to delete the sky

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Junky Kid TV - Learn Colors for Children

Nightmare fuel

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SevenAwesomeKids
SevenAwesomeKids 19 days ago

That's dope I never knew

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19 days ago

it is called ballooning and theh do it to find a territory separate from their mothers and siblings to avoid inbreeding

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Bounce Patrol Kids
Bounce Patrol Kids 19 days ago

I think it's really cute they use a clever method like this to get little joyrides.

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Future Kids
Future Kids 19 days ago

So you mean Galvantula can fly? Dammit

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FamousTubeKIDS
FamousTubeKIDS 19 days ago

Godly creatures

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