1,000 feet of spider webs blanket large part of Greek town

Reuters reports that giant spiderwebs recently started blanketing the shores of Aitoliko in western Greece.

Arachnophobics, beware - a massive spider web in a small town in western Greece has blanketed almost a 1,000-foot expanse of the region's coast.

A beach in the Greek town of Aitoliko has been blanketed with spider webs stretching more than 300 yards. "But I have never seen any spider webs this big in my life".

Greek local and photographer Giannis Giannakopoulos captured stunning photographs and a video of the webs.

Experts say it is a seasonal phenomenon, caused by Tetragnatha spiders, which can build large nests for mating.

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In the interview, Democritus University of Thrace assistant professor Maria Chatzaki said: "The spiders will have their party and die soon".

The weird sight was the work of spiders from the genus Tetragnatha - otherwise known as stretch spiders due to their elongated bodies.

Fortunately, the spiders shouldn't cause any permanent damage to the area's plants.

"These spiders are not risky for humans and will not cause any damage to the area's flora", she told Greek outlet Newsit.

She noted that the phenomena had been seen before in the region in 2003, and that the spiders would soon die off, and the web would degrade naturally, leaving the vegetation undamaged. They thrive in hot, humid temperatures and continue to reproduce during that time. It was likely that abundant food, high temperature and sufficient humidity had provided the ideal conditions for a large number of the spiders to come together to mate.

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