Another spider, waiting for prey.
The first time I found a spider with the really long forelegs, I missed capturing them in the picture because I didn't realize they were that long. I think if I read it correctly the legs start out shorter and get more stretched out after each molt.
Small spider, on a log on the beach at the Lake Ontario shore
Huge but missing some legs?
Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom. They are the largest order of arachnids and rank seventh in total species diversity among all other groups of organisms. Spiders are found worldwide on every continent except for Antarctica, and have become established in nearly every habitat with the exception of air and sea colonization. As of 2008, at least 43,678 spider species, and 109 families have been...