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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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Signature like Zigzag pattern created on spider web is known as stabilimentum are believed to serve several purposes like attracting insects and warning larger creatures of the presence of the web. These signatures are known to reflect ultraviolet light very efficiently hence attracting insects.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Sringeri, Chickmagalur Dist, Karnataka, India
Copyright: © Raviprakash SS