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Can you solve this real-life biological mystery?

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Can you solve this real-life biological mystery?

Turns out there really are some real-life mysteries left. Scientists are at a loss to identify a weird, webbed structure found in the Peruvian Amazon: a sort of fence-like ring surrounding a miniature tower. Wired reports that they were first spotted by Georgia Tech grad student Troy Alexander of the Tambopata Research Center in Peru, who posted images of them on Reddit, hoping the Internet could crowd-source its way to an answer. Neither Reddit nor experts, in arachnology, entomology or biology could come up with a solution, though suggestions ranged from the incomplete work of a moth to some sort of spider's birthing chamber. Long story short: No one has a clue. [

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WANDERINONE 9/12/2013 2:03PM

    Another alien mystery!! But very interesting to look at, and think about.

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    Cue "twilight Zone" music emoticon

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    Cue "twilight Zone" music emoticon oops, double post. Must have been the aliens!

Comment edited on: 9/8/2013 12:45:31 PM

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DRPOOH63 9/7/2013 7:41PM

    Cool! Thanks for sharing

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SAMMIESMOM13 9/7/2013 10:10AM

    There are even "guy wires" holding up the tower! You can't see them very well, but they're there. I personally think it's a spider or bug of some sorts nest.

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KESTRYLL 9/7/2013 10:10AM

    That does look weird, thanks for sharing!

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RENATA144 9/7/2013 10:09AM

  There are some folks that believe that aliens have been affecting our planet & us in preparation for an invasion.

I'm not saying that I believe it . I try to keep an open mind. emoticon

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