Jumping spiders: Video shows spiders using webs to “steer” midair.

Watch Balletic Footage of Spiders Jumping and Spinning Webs in the Air

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Aug. 8 2013 2:42 PM

Watch Balletic Footage of Spiders Jumping and Spinning Webs in the Air

Taiwanese researchers studied jumping spiders who can leap 50 times their body length and found that they use midair silk-spinning to “steer” as they lunge at prey.

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