WILD NATURE

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. 

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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