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Creepy Spiders
Scientists recently discovered the world's largest web-spinning spider, a monster with a leg span up to 5 inches. Here are some of the creepiest spiders crawling our planet. 
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Hairy Spider

Look closely at this image and you can see the beady eyes of this critter, probably a hairy jumping spider. These spiders like sunshine and do their hunting during the day.

(LiveScience/Lisa Williams)

Wolf Spider

Devon Pike’s stunning image of a Wolf Spider and funnel. Wolf spiders are robust and agile hunters, known for their good eyesight.

(LiveScience/Devon Pike)

Hairy Spider

Bob Brazington captured this skin-crawlingly close view of a spider. 

(LiveScience/Bob Brazington)

Chunky Spider

Richard Koth took this shot of a spider hanging on its web.

(LiveScience/Richard Koth)

Barn Spider

Ed Davids captures this picture of a Barn Spider "taking it easy."

(LiveScience/Ed Davids)

Long-Legged Spider

Elizabeth Sowdal snapped this close-up of the legs of a spider.

(LiveScience/Elizabeth Sowdal)

Garden Spider

Richard Koth captured a colorful photo of a Garden Spider.

(LiveScience/Richard Koth)

Spider on Plant

Sharlene Collado caught a glimpse of a spider crawling up a plant. 

(LiveScience/Sharlene Collado)

Orb Spider

Emily Ward snuck this shot of an Orb spider.

(LiveScience/Emily Ward)

Garden Spider

James Young captured a Garden Spider spinning its web at night.

(LiveScience/James Young)

Pumpkin Spider

A large Pumpkin Spider, taken by Willam Bart.

(LiveScience/Wilam Bart)

Garden Spider

James Young caught this Garden Spider in repose. 

(LiveScience/James Young)

Dangling Spider

Willam Bart's picture focuses on a spider in the center of its web.

(LiveScience/Wilam Bart)

Creepy Spiders

Scientists recently discovered the world's largest web-spinning spider, a monster with a leg span up to 5 inches. Here are some of the creepiest spiders crawling our planet. 

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