You either have a soft spot in your heart for spiders or you downright hate them. These creepy crawlers are found throughout South Dakota and are quite common. Here's the 8 most popular spiders you'll find in your home and in your yard. Eeek!

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    Sharath V Jois_Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Grass Spider

    You ever see those funnel-shaped webs in your lawn? These are from grass spiders
    - a popular South Dakota spider.

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    CathyKeifer_Getty Images

    Wolf Spider

    These spiders found in South Dakota don't spin webs; instead, they actively hunt for prey - making them fierce hunters at night.

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    ConstantinCornel_Getty Images

    Jumping Spiders

    My least favorite spider. Often responsible for accidental pants wettings. Jumping spiders are known for their impressive quick jumping abilities and are often seen on walls and ceilings. What the...????

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    Carol A Hudson_Getty Images

    Orb-Weaver Spider

    Those orb-shaped webs that are commonly seen in your garden is most likely weaved by the Orb-Weaving spider. Look for these when picking tomatoes and cucumbers throughout the summer.

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    Photo by Marino Linic on Unsplash

    Cellar Spiders

    Also known as daddy long-legs spiders, cellar spiders are often found in dark and damp areas like basements. And it's time to put this myth to bed: You've heard people say," Daddy-Longlegs are one of the most poisonous spiders, but their fangs are too short to bite humans." Not true. Debunked by nearly every entomologist on the planet.

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    Andrew Waugh_Getty Images

    Fishing Spider

    Fishing spiders are often found near water and have the ability to walk on water surfaces. Kinda like Jesus.

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    ViniSouza128_Getty Images

    Sac Spider

    Sac spiders are quite sneaky and will create small silk tubes used for hiding and waiting until something delicious comes along. They are often found indoors, but the one pictured here is enjoying a leafy treat.

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    Common House Spider

    These spiders are often found indoors, typically building intricate cobwebs in corners. If you see grandma whacking something in the corner with a broom, it's either grandpa, or the Common House Spider.

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