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CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Have legs, will spin for colourful spider in Denmark, Nova Scotia

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Isn’t she lovely? You might not think so if you suffer from arachnophobia - or the fear of spiders.

The spider species Argiope aurantia is commonly known as the yellow garden spider, black and yellow garden spider, golden garden spider, writing spider, zigzag spider, hay spider, corn spider, or McKinley spider.

Reg Forbes found this female garden spider spinning her web on his chair earlier this week.

Cindy Day is the chief meteorologist for SaltWire Network

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