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The News and Observer, Raliegh, N. C. Friday, October 12 1979
Do spiders give you the creeps—or are you fascinated ;b§|: the spinners’ intricate webs?
Dr. Peter N. Witt, a spider behaviorist, wiii be at the N.C. Museum of Natural History to share the spiders’ secrets. Did you know, for instance, that many male spiders communicate their presence to the female by plucking the web in a certain way?
And did you know that the spider can tell the size and location in the web of its prey by sensing the vibrations of the silk strands?
dfevt ferîtw all that? Then you’ll want to attend the miMeum’S; “Sunday at Thr^H” lepl
Sunday at Three/ Museum of Natural History, 102 N. Salisbury/Sunday, p.m./ free.