A spider hangs in a dew-covered web awaiting its morning meal. While spiderwebs may be admired for their intricate beauty, their creators give many people the creeps.
A spider weaves its web in the morning, collecting dew from the cool air. With the arrival of fall, more spiders may be noticeable as they settle in and prepare to lay egg sacs before winter.
Different types of spiders spin different types of webs, from this classic orb shape to funnels to sheet webs. Most spiders in this area are not harmful to humans.
A spider hangs in the morning dew as the sun rises to warm the tiny creature.
Morning dew hangs from the intricately designed web of a spider Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 in North Lawrence.