Spider uses film of air to hide underwater for over half an hour.

Spider uses film of air to hide underwater for over half an hour.

Binghamton University’s Asst. Prof. Lindsey Swierk and colleagues observed one of the land-living spiders fleeing from humans by going underwater … and remaining there for over 30 minutes.

For that whole time, its body was enveloped in a layer of air, which appeared to be held in place by a covering of hydrophobic (water-repelling) hairs. It’s still not clear if the spider was actually breathing that air, but the film certainly seemed to keep the arachnid from drowning.

Read the full article here… https://newatlas.com/biology/spider-air-film-underwater/?utm_source=tldrnewsletter

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