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2011-04-05 17:49:43

The arrays of fine adhesive hairs or ‘setae’ on the foot pads of many insects, lizards and spiders give them the ability to climb almost any natural surface.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.