When I first looked at this image, I was surprised at how clear the near imperceptible string appeared. I had originally noticed the leaf because it seemed to be floating in the air. As I approached it however, I saw a shimmering strand in the waning sunlight holding the hovering leaf in its beautifully twisted, crisp form. A spider can spin silk which is thinner than hair yet stronger than steel, so it’s no wonder that this leaf was able to hang on despite swaying in the gentle breeze.
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