Dr. Gordon Wilson on the Original Web Designer
The Ultimate Web Designer Design in Nature by Dr. Gordon Wilson
[Full article can be found at Answers in Genesis.]
Next time you’re tempted to brush away a spider web, stop to consider the engineering required . . . and the Engineer behind the engineer.
Spiders, like venomous snakes, don’t rank high on most people’s lists of animal favorites. They look creepy, have fangs, and some can stick you with life-threatening consequences. To top it off, they spin icky webs in our lovely homes and drape them across hiking trails at eye level. Eew!
But before you stomp on another spider in repugnance, consider their unique abilities. Like every other creature on earth, spiders showcase the ingenious creativity of their Maker. If you really knew what they can do, your attitude may change from abhorrence to amazement.
Take one common example, the orb weaver spiders (family Araneidae). It’s not the largest spider family (jumping spiders and sheet weavers have more species), but it’s one of the most …
Read More · 2 min read · Mar 30 2016