The 15 Most Terrifying Spider GIFs

WARNING:┬áThese GIFs will likely make your skin crawl. If you’re a serious arachnophobe, click away now.

We hate spiders. And like many people, our readers included, we can’t help but be drawn to the things that most terrify us. We love to stare into the abyss, if you will, but we may have gone too far this time.

We’ve found the most terrifying spider GIFs, featuring all sorts of eight-legged freaks and creepy crawlies that make us squirm in our seats. We’re lucky enough not to live near some of the largest, most poisonous spiders, but the paranoia will always be there.

Hey, what’s that feeling on your shoulder? Could it be a tiny but deadly arachnid crawling across your skin?