How Spiders Catch Dinner
Spiders are mysterious creatures, using a variety of techniques to lure or ‘invite’ their guests to dinner. But how do they go about this delicate dance, what senses do they use to capture their prey? Some spiders are ground dwelling while others build complicated and beautiful webs. Come learn how spiders listen to their impending dinner company and how they use their legs to capture their next meals.
Charles Walcott is Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University. Dr. Walcott received his AB from Harvard and his PhD from Cornell. He served on the faculties of Harvard, Tufts and The State University of New York at Stony Brook before coming to Cornell as Director of the Laboratory of Ornithology in 1981.